I agree to be bound by the Racing Rules of Sailing, the Prescriptions of the ISA, the Notice of Race, the Sailing Instructions, any amendments thereto and the relevant class rules. I further agree that in the event of any breach of the said rules, sailing instructions or other regulations on my part or on the part of my crew resulting in damage or injury to any other competitor’s boat, person or crew that I will be liable for all damages resulting there from and will indemnify the Organiser of this event against any claim arising from such breach or the consequences thereof.
I acknowledge that I enter and sail at my own risk and that neither the Sponsors nor Howth Yacht Club Ltd will be liable for any loss or damage to boats or equipment or injury to persons.
Identification of Risks
I am fully aware and conscious of the actual and potential risks involved in active water sports, including drowning, hypothermia, and other physical injuries. I accept that, by engaging in active water sports, my physical safety and that of my crew could be endangered, I am also aware that other competitors’ actions, and the actions or inaction of the organisers of water sports events, including the drivers of escort craft, can also endanger my physical safety.
Acknowledgement of Risk
I acknowledge that it is up to me personally to assess whether any event or activity on the water is too difficult for me. I acknowledge that the safety of my boat and her entire management including insurance is my sole responsibility, and I am satisfied the boat and crew are adequate to face the conditions that may arise in the course of the races. I acknowledge that use of Howth Yacht Club Marina Berth/ Mooring is at my own risk. I confirm that my boat carries adequate valid, third party, liability insurance cover.