Competitors participate in the races entirely at their own risk. See RRS Rule 4, Decision to Race.
I acknowledge that yacht racing and its related activities carry various risks of property damage, injury and even death. In return for permitting me to participate in the Regatta, I, on behalf of myself and anyone else who might or could make a claim if I am injured or killed or my property is damaged, DO HEREWITH VOLUNTARILY ASSUME ANY AND ALL RISKS OF ALL SUCH ACTIVITIES. BY THIS DOCUMENT, I EXPRESSLY INTEND TO AND DO HEREWITH WAIVE IN ADVANCE, AND DO HEREWITH RELIEVE AND RELEASE ALL THOSE PERSONS AND ENTITIES INVOLVED IN ANY WAY IN PUTTING ON THE EVENT (including but not limited to the race sponsors, the force 5 class association officers, the race committee, the North Cape Yacht Club, their officers, directors, members, volunteers, employees, servants, agents, contractors, subcontractors, heirs, next of kin, successors, or assigns, all hereinafter collectively referred to as “Hosts”) FROM, ANY AND ALL LIABILITY FOR PERSONAL INJURY, DEATH, AND/OR DAMAGE TO PROPERTY, ARISING OUT OF OR IN ANY WAY CONNECTED TO MY PARTICIPATION IN THE EVENT AND/OR ANY RELATED ACTIVITIES, EVEN IF SUCH INJURY, DEATH, AND/OR DAMAGE IS CAUSED IN WHOLE OR IN PART BY THE NEGLIGENCE OR OTHER FAULT OF SUCH PERSONS OR ENTITIES, BY THE DANGEROUS OR DEFECTIVE CONDITION OF ANY PROPERTY OR EQUIPMENT OWNED OR MAINTAINED OR CONTROLLED BY THEM, AND/OR BECAUSE OF THEIR LIABILITY WITHOUT FAULT.