YACHT NAME: _______________________________        

SAIL NUMBER: ______________                                HULL COLOUR: ________________



OWNERS NAME:_____________________________                          

ADDRESS: ___________________________________________________________

________________________________________________________ TEL NO:_________________

Signature of Owner

I agree to be bound by the International Racing Rules of Sailing (RRS), the Prescriptions of the R.Y.A. and the Sailing Instructions.

I have read and understood the Risk Statement below and confirm that I agree to its provisions.

I confirm that my boat will conform to its relevant regulations and class rules throughout the regatta and that I will produce the appropriate documents if requested.

I agree to the use of my personal data for the purposes HSC regatta administration (GDPR).

RISK STATEMENT RRS Rule 4 of the Racing Rules of Sailing “DECISION TO RACE” states: “

The responsibility for a boat’s decision to participate in a race or to continue racing is hers alone.”

Sailing is by its nature an unpredictable sport and therefore inherently involves an element of risk.

By taking part in the event, each competitor agrees and acknowledges that:

(a) They are aware of the inherent element of risk involved in the sport and accept responsibility for the exposure of themselves, their crew and their boat to such inherent risk whilst taking part in the event;

(b) They are responsible for the safety of themselves, their crew, their boat and their other property whether afloat or ashore and will carry adequate lifesaving equipment for all persons on board;

(c) They accept responsibility for any injury, damage or loss to the extent caused by their own actions or omission;

(d) Their boat is in good order, equipped to sail in the event and they are fit to participate;

(e) The provision of a race management team, patrol boats and other officials and volunteers by the event organiser does not relieve them of their own responsibilities;

(f) The provision of patrol boat cover is limited to such assistance, particularly in extreme weather conditions, as can practically be provided in the circumstances;

(g) It is their responsibility to familiarise themselves with any risks specific to this venue or this event drawn to their attention in any rules and information produced for the venue or event and to attend any safety briefing held for the event;

(h) Their boat is adequately insured, with cover of at least £3,000,000 against third party claims.

Please read and understand the above, then sign the declaration below.

SIGNED_______________________                        PRINT NAME_____________________