Wingra Boats 2018 Season Waiver
PERMISSION FOR THE UNSUPERVISED USE OF THE WATERCRAFT BY A MINOR
Wingra Boats is an experienced provider of boating and recreation. Our goal is to minimize the risk of every participant. Each participant is provided a coastguard approved personal floatation device and we seek to make the experience safe as well as fun. There are, however, still risks to this activity.
This agreement is entered into between the undersigned parent or guardian and Wingra Canoe & Sailing Center, Inc. a Wisconsin corporation, with its registered office located at 824 Knickerbocker Street, Madison, Wisconsin 53711.
Wingra Boats is in the business of renting boats and conducting boating events and operations on Lake Wingra in Madison WI.
Full and Complete Release of All Liability: I, the undersigned parent and/or legal guardian of the minor listed on this form, being of lawful age, understand that, as in all sporting activities and particularly in water sports, there are hazards which pose risks of injury to participants. These risks include but are not limited to accidental drowning, injury caused by contact with hard or sharp objects, hypothermia, infection from water born substances, injury from collisions, or injuries resulting from broken or damaged equipment. I understand the nature of boating activities and potential injuries described above in relationship to my child’s experience and capabilities.
I believe my child to have sufficient swimming and physical abilities to participate in water sport activities and all other related activities. In addition my child, has my permission to take out watercraft in my absence, without an accompanying adult. I understand all of the risks and release Wingra Canoe & Sailing Center, Inc., from all liability. I understand that there are no lifeguards on duty and Wingra Boats staff are not lifeguards or certified 1st responders and can only help notify officials in the case of an emergency.
I hereby release, discharge, covenant not to sue, and AGREE TO INDEMNIFY AND SAVE AND HOLD HARMLESS Wingra Canoe & Sailing Center, Inc., their administrators, directors, agents, officers, members, councilors, volunteers, employees, other participants, sponsors, advertisers, and, if applicable, owners and lessors of premises on which the activity takes place, (each considered one of the “releasees” herein) from all liability, claims, demands, losses, or damages on the minor’s account caused or alleged to be caused in whole or part by the camp operations, including negligent rescue operations. I further agree that if, despite this release, I, the minor, or anyone on the minor’s behalf makes a claim against any of the above Releasees, I WILL INDEMNIFY, SAVE, AND HOLD HARMLESS each of the Releasees from any litigation expenses, attorney fees, loss liability, damage, or cost any may incur as the result of any such claim.
I have read this agreement, fully understand its terms, understand that I have given up substantial rights by signing it, and have signed it freely and without any inducement or assurance of any nature. I intend it to be a complete and unconditional release of all liability to the greatest extent allowed by law and agree that if any portion of this agreement is held to be invalid the balance shall continue in full force and effect.