Skippers Registration Form

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Ketchikan Yacht Club

SAILBOAT RACING SKIPPER REGISTRATION 2014

 

Skipper Name_______________________________________________________

Address____________________________________________________________

Phone(s)____________________________________________________________

Your e-mail__________________________________________________________

Ketchikan Yacht Club Member since_____________

US Sailing Member # ____________

THIS SECTION HAS IMPORTANT LEGAL CONSEQUENCES. THIS IS A WAIVER AND AGREEMENT OF UNDERSTANDING. IF YOU DO NOT UNDERSTAND IT, YOU SHOULD GET APPROPRIATE LEGAL OR OTHER ADVICE BEFORE SIGNING IT.

By my signature below, I am a member in good standing with the Ketchikan Yacht Club and US Sailing our National Governing Sailing body and to be bound by the US Sailing Racing Rules of Sailing for 2013-2016 (RRS) and by the 2014 Ketchikan Yacht Club Sailboat Racing Instructions, and by specific instructions that govern Ketchikan Yacht Club events.

I understand that is my sole decision to decide whether or not to start or continue to race in any race. I agree to have on board any vessel that I skipper a current copy of US Sailing Racing Rules of Sailing 2013-2016 (RRS).  My vessel will be in compliance with all US Coast Guard safety requirements for my vessel size and use.

Further, by my signature below, I indicate that I understand and agree with the following:

  1. My crew and I recognize that sailing is an activity that has an inherent risk of damage and injury associated with it. We have read RRS, Part 1, Fundamental Rules, 4. Decision to Race and hereby acknowledge and agree that we are participating in this event entirely at our own risk.
  2. I acknowledge and agree that neither the Ketchikan Yacht Club, the Trustees or the Sail Fleet Captain  will be responsible for (a) any damage to the entered boat or my other property, or (b) any injury to myself or my crew, including death, sustained as a result of the participation of myself, my crew and the boat in this event.
  3. I hereby waive any rights I may have to sue the Ketchikan Yacht Club, individual Trustees or the appointed Sail Fleet Captain with respect to personal injury or property damage suffered by myself or my crew as a result of our participation in this event and hereby release the race organizers from any liability for such injury or damage to the fullest extent permitted by law.
  4. I have taken all necessary steps to ensure that myself, my crew and the entered boat are adequately prepared for all possible contingencies, including appropriate safety equipment as may be required by law or that a prudent seaman would consider advisable.
  5. I realize that this document has important legal consequences and have either obtained professional advice or state that I am personally familiar with the legal consequences stated and fully understand their meaning.

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Skipper Signature                                    Boat Name                                                 Date

Ketchikan Yacht Club
Box 6694, Ketchikan, AK 99901
907.225.3262

Rev 10/22/2013