Sailing Declaration (to be completed by the parent/ guardian)
I hereby acknowledge and accept that sailing and its associated activities are by their nature ‘adventure water sports’ and that they have certain dangers associated with them. I understand that sailing and its associated activities should not be undertaken without the proper equipment in particular the proper clothing and safety equipment including but not limited to an appropriate life jacket/buoyancy aid. I further understand and accept that sailing and its associated activities are physical activities that should not be attempted by people who are not of a suitable level of fitness. I am not aware of any physical illness/injury/condition that may impact on my child’s ability to safely participate in sailing or any other associated activities. I confirm that s/he is a competent swimmer and are comfortable in the water. I understand that they participate in the course entirely at their own risk.
I hereby indemnify the Royal St. George Yacht Club and the Royal Irish Yacht Club their trustees, officers, staff, and members (the Clubs), against any loss or damage, accident, claim, injury, or mishap arising from their use of Clubs facilities and participation in the course which shall be at their own personal risk.
I acknowledge that any boat used by my child during this course is not their property and accept that while availing of Clubs facilities including any boat detailed to them by the Clubs, they shall be responsible for the management and control of the vessel and the conduct of its crew.
I acknowledge that the Clubs accept no responsibility for personal injury, loss or damage to my person or property at any time and I confirm that I will not hold the Clubs responsible for any such injury, loss, or damage.