Rules and Agreements – Tempe Town Lake

I agree that:

1. My boat will be equipped to conform to all safety requirements.
2. My boat will have a valid Tempe Town Lake permit.
3. The AYC Fleet Captain or representative may inspect my boat before or after any race.
4. I have read and will abide by the Tempe Town Lake Rules of Operation and Conduct.

Furthermore, I agree to the following:

1. My crew and I recognize that sailing is an activity that has an inherent risk of damage and
injury associated with it. We have read RRS 4, Decision to Race and hereby acknowledge and
agree that we are participating in this event entirely at our own risk.
2. I acknowledge and agree that neither the organizing authority nor the race committee, nor
their members, will be responsible for
(a) any damage to the entered boat or my other property, or
(b) any injury to myself or my crew, including death, sustained as a result of the participation
of myself, my crew and the boat in this event.
3. I hereby waive any rights I may have to sue the race organizers (organizing authority, race
committee, protest committee, host club, sponsors, or any other organization or official) with
respect to personal injury or property damage suffered by myself or my crew as a result of
our participation in this event and hereby release the race organizers from any liability for
such injury or damage to the fullest extent permitted by law.
4. I have taken all necessary steps to ensure that I, my crew and the entered boat are
adequately prepared for all possible contingencies, including appropriate safety equipment as
may be required by law or that a prudent seaman would consider advisable.
5. I understand this document has important legal consequences and have consulted legal and other advisors as I deem appropriate before signing.