I agree to indemnify, defend, and hold the Monterey Peninsula Yacht Club, its officers, directors, agents, employees, and race committee persons harmless of any liability of any nature whatsoever for accident or injury to myself, my crew, my guests, and/or my yacht, while racing or engaging in activities related to or connected therewith. I acknowledge that any decision to start or continue racing shall be solely my own. I further agree not to sail in hazardous conflict with commercial shipping.
I am aware that sailboat racing is a hazardous activity, and I am voluntarily participating in this activity with the knowledge of the danger involved and hereby agree to accept any and all risks of injury or death.
I have carefully read this agreement and fully understand its contents. I am aware that this is a release of liability and a contract between myself and the Monterey Peninsula Yacht Club and/or their affiliated organizations, and sign this release of my own free will.