Each person covered by an ASC membership must agree to the following Release of Liability:
I am aware that water sports (including sailboat racing) are hazardous activities. I wish to participate and/or receive instruction in these activities with the Alaska Sailing Club, Inc. (ASC). I have full knowledge of the dangers involved, and agree to accept any and all risks of injuries or death that may occur.
Giving Up My Legal Rights. By signing this agreement I agree to give up for myself and for my heirs, certain legal rights which I may have in the event I become injured or killed while participating or receiving instruction in water sports with the ASC or while utilizing the ASC property. I am giving up my legal rights against the ASC and my fellow participants in the ASC activities. As used in this agreement the ASC shall mean Alaska Sailing Club, Inc and all of its leaders, instructors, officers and directors.
My Promise Not To Sue. I agree that I will not sue or otherwise make any claim against the ASC or my fellow participants in the ASC activities for injury, death or damage to me or my property which occurs in the course of my participation or instruction in water sports or my utilization of the ASC property.
My Release of Liability. I also agree to release and discharge the ASC and my fellow participants in the ASC activities from all actions, claims or demands both for myself and for my heirs, dependents, and/or personal representatives, for injuries, death or damage to me in the course of my participation or instruction in water sports or my utilization of the ASC property.
My Promise to Indemnify. I agree to pay all costs and expenses, including attorney’s fees and court cost, that the ASC may incur as a consequence of any legal action arising out of injury, death or damage to me or to someone else as a result of my conduct.
My Consent To Medical Treatment. I consent to any hospital care or medical or surgical diagnosis or treatment which may be necessary as a result of my participation in activities with the ASC. I also understand and agree that I am solely responsible for all applicable charges for such medical treatment, including evacuation and/or rescue cost.
I understand that the ASC requires that I execute this Agreement as a condition of participating in water sports with the ASC.
I also understand that all the terms of this agreement are binding upon me, my relatives, heirs, dependents, and/or personal representatives.
I HAVE CAREFULLY READ THIS AGREEMENT AND FULLY UNDERSTAND ITS CONTENTS. I AM AWARE THAT THIS IS A BINDING LEGAL AGREEMENT BETWEEN ME AND THE ASC AND I SIGN IT OF MY OWN FREE WILL.