Tournament Hazards and Safety
WAIHAU BAY SPORTS FISHING CLUB DISCLAIMER FORM
I understand and accept that this contest will involve the launching and retrieval of my boat, the navigation of my boat through the harbour and moored boats. I will then be involved in coastal fishing.
I understand that there is a degree of risk involved in these activities. Underwater obstructions may be present i.e. rocks to side of ramp at low tide. I understand that if I do not exercise sufficient care my boat may be damaged
and/or sunk. Fishing and/or diving in coastal waters also contains potential dangers.
By entering into this competition I am aware of and understand the potential difficulties and/or dangers faced in this competition by me and my crew. I have familiarised myself with the area and have taken the steps a prudent skipper and crew should consider necessary in these circumstances. I warrant that I have the necessary experience and skill to handle my boat and crew in these conditions.
The Waihau Bay Sports Fishing Club has advised me that it is not liable to me and/or my family and/or members or my crew or to any other person in regards to this event, and that I am relying upon my own skill and judgement and not upon any warranty and/or promise given by the Waihau Bay Sports Fishing Club.
I and my crew indemnify the Waihau Bay Sports Fishing Club for any loss damage and/or liability suffered by the
Waihau Bay Sports Club, relating to anything done or not done by me or to any mishap suffered by me in regards
to this event.
I also agree that neither the Waihau Bay Sports Fishing Club nor any parties associated with the event shall have any
responsibility, financial or otherwise, for any risk incident that may arise, whether or not by negligence, from any direct or indirect loss, injury or death that might be sustained by me or my crew, from my intended or actual participation in the event or related activities.
My accepted entry will not be transferred to another entrant and I accept that in the event of any “act of God” conditions causing a cancellation of the event, my total entry fee is not transferable or refundable.
I agree to comply with the event’s rules, regulations and event instructions.
I consent to receiving any medical treatment which may be advisable in the event of illness or injuries suffered during the event.
I have made my crew aware of these conditions and have authority to sign on their behalf.