|Yacht racing can be dangerous. It is a condition of acceptance by the RSrnYC of any information for posting on the Crew Register that crews and owners/skippers understand that they voluntarily accept all risks associated with participation on any vessel or with any owner or skipper or crew to whom they may be introduced through the Crew Register. By submitting their details each crew and owner/skipper (as the case may be)
(1) acknowledges and agrees that neither the RSrnYC nor any other organising club nor any servant, employee, officer or agent thereof
(i) makes any representation about or otherwise warrants the condition or suitability of any vessel or the competence or suitability of any skipper or crew, or
(ii) accepts any liability for loss of life or injury to any person or loss or damage to any vessel, equipment or other property, and
(2) confirms that he / she has understands that:
"The Safety of a yacht and her crew is the sole and inescapable responsibility of the owner, or owner's representative who must do his best to ensure that the yacht is fully found, thoroughly seaworthy and manned by an experienced crew who have undergone appropriate training and are physically fit to face bad weather.
He must be satisfied as to the soundness of hull, spars, rigging, sails and all gear.
He must ensure that all safety equipment is properly maintained and stowed and that the crew know where it is kept and how it is to be used."