AA SAILING CLUB (AASC) ASSUMPTION AND ACKNOWLEDGMENT OF RISKS AND RELEASE OF LIABILITY AGREEMENT
In consideration of being allowed to participate in water sport events and activities and/or being provided with water sport recreational property or services, for myself and any minor children for whom I am parent, legal guardian or otherwise responsible, and for my/our heirs, personal representatives or assigns:
1. ACKNOWLEDGMENT OF RISKS. Acknowledge that some, but not all, of the risks of participating in the water sport activity include: (1) Changing water flow, tides, currents, wave action and ships' wakes; (2) Collision with any of the following: other participants, the watercraft, other watercraft, and manmade or natural objects; (3) Wind shear, inclement weather, lightning, variances and extremes of wind, weather and temperature; (4) My sense of balance, physical coordination, ability to operate equipment, swim and/or follow directions; (5) Collision, capsizing, sinking or other hazard which results in wetness, injury, exposure to the elements, hypothermia, and/or drowning; (6) The presence of insects and marine life forms; (7) Equipment failure or operator error; (8) Heat sun related injuries or illnesses, including sunburn, sunstroke or dehydration; (9) Fatigue, chill and/or dizziness which may diminish my/our reaction time and increase the risk of an accident.
2. EXPRESS ASSUMPTION OF RISK AND RESPONSIBILITY. Agree to assume responsibility for all the risks of the activity, whether identified above or not, (EVEN THOSE RISKS ARISING OUT OF THE NEGLIGENCE OF THE RELEASEES NAMED BELOW). My/our participation in the activity is purely voluntary. I assume full responsibility for myself and any of my minor children for whom I am responsible, for any bodily injury, accident, illness, paralysis, death, loss of personal property and expenses thereof as a result of any accident which may occur while I/we participate in the activity (EVEN IF CAUSED, IN WHOLE OR IN PART, BY THE NEGLIGENCE OF THE RELEASEES NAMED BELOW). I agree to wear a U.S. Coast Guard approved personal flotation device (life jacket) while participating in the activity or riding in any watercraft.
3. RELEASE. I hereby release AA Sailing Club, American Airlines Group and its subsidiaries, these entities’ principals, directors, officers, agents, employees and volunteers, their insurers and each and every land owner, municipal and/or governmental agency upon whose property an activity is conducted (“owner”) and their insurers, if any, (Collectively Releases) FROM ANY AND ALL LIABILITY OF ANY NATURE FOR ANY AND ALL INJURY OR DAMAGE (INCLUDING DEATH) TO ME OR MY MINOR CHILDREN AND OTHER PERSONS as a result of my/our participation in the activity, EVEN IF CAUSED BY THE NEGLIGENCE OF ANY OF THE RELEASEES NAMED ABOVE, OR ANY OTHER PERSON (INCLUDING MYSELF).
This release acknowledges that I accept responsibility for my involvement (and the involvement of family members) in all activities sponsored by the AA Sailing Club. My participation in these activities is voluntary.
4. ADDITIONAL UNDERSTANDING. I understand that there may be physical hazards inherent to the sport of sailing and I have consent from my physician. I agree to abide by the By-laws, Club Rules, and Standard Operating Procedures of the AA Sailing Club. I understand that failure to do so could result in termination of my membership. I also understand that completion of this form does not necessarily constitute membership in the AA Sailing Club. Membership will be approved by the AASC Officers. By clicking the submit button I acknowledge that: I have read all of the above information and have completed the form with correct information.