TERMS AND CONDITIONS (PLEASE READ CAREFULLY)
This Hire Form must be completed & all fees paid 24 hours in advance.
Members hiring and using boats do so entirely at their own risk.
Boats may only be taken afloat if the wind strength is under 20 knots and there is a patrol boat on the water.
By entering into this Agreement the Hirer, Sailor and Parent/Guardian if sailor under 18 years of age confirm that the Sailor’s sailing ability and experience are adequate to handle the boat safely in the prevailing conditions, and to ensure that the boat is correctly rigged prior to use.
Advice from the Club officers on conditions/suitability of hire must be followed.
Personal Flotation Devices must be worn by the Sailor throughout the time on the water.
Damage Report Forms are available from outside Sailing Office.
No refunds will be given for races that are cancelled or abandoned.
All references to years of age refer to age at the time of signing this Agreement.
B 18 HIRING OF CLUB BOATS
All the boats, their masts, spars, sails, cordage and other equipment are individually marked.
Failure to comply with the following may result in the member being refused permission to hire a boat.
B 18.1 Club boats are only available to hire to Club members with relevant experience (except when required for instruction or training) and will be allocated on a ‘first come, first served’’ basis.
B 18.2 A deposit will be required, and a daily charge will be made for the use of a Club boat. Charges will be levied at the discretion of the General Committee.
B 18.3 Members wishing to hire a Club boat must obtain permission in advance from the Sailing Secretary, sign an indemnity form and pay the due deposit and hire charge in advance.
B 18.4 Upon completion of the above procedure a receipt will be issued which must be presented to the Boatman who will allocate a boat. All information will be recorded in the Sailing Office.
B 18.5 It is the responsibility of the member hiring the boat to ensure that it is returned on its trailer to its correct place in the Dinghy Park.
B 18.6 Any breakages, loss of equipment or other damage must be reported to the Sailing Office or Boatman within a maximum of 24 hours. This is the responsibility of the member hiring the boat.
B 18.7 Deposits will only be returned after inspection of the boat and its equipment has been completed to his satisfaction by the Boatman.
DATA PROTECTION NOTICE
The information you provide in this form will be used for processing the hire and for contacting you as hirer/sailor/parent guardian.
Payment of the deposit and hire charge must be made in advance of hiring a club boat. Following submission of this booking form, payment of the fee of £20 per day and a £50 deposit may be made by debit/credit card, payment card or bank transfer using the details below:
A/C Name Royal Solent Yacht Club Ltd
A/C Number 02229231
Sort Code 30-95-99
The deposit will be returned once the Laser has been checked over by the Boatman. In the event of damage, you will be asked whether you would prefer to replace the broken item, or allow the RSYC to keep your £50 deposit.