Parent/Guardian Consent and Supervision Form

 
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This form is required for all competitors under 18 years of age as of the first day of the event.  It must be signed by the parent/guardian of the young person and NOT their representative.

Risk Statement

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

By allowing my child to participate in Racing I, the parent/guardian of the child mentioned above agree and acknowledge that:

  1. I am aware of the inherent element of risk involved in the sport and accept responsibility for exposing my child to such inherent risks;
  2. I have satisfied myself that my child has the necessary skill and knowledge to take part in RYA Junior Racing and to deal with conditions that may arise in the course of a race;
  3. I will not allow my child to participate in RYA Racing whilst under the undue influence of alcohol, drugs or whilst otherwise unfit to participate;
  4. I am responsible for ensuring that the boat is in good order, equipped and insured (includuing third party insurance of at least £3 million);
  5. I am responsible for my child’s property whether afloat or ashore;
  6. I accept responsibility for any injury, damage or loss to the extent caused by my own actions or omissions or actions or omissions of my child;
  7. the provision of a race management team, patrol boats and other officials and volunteers does not relieve me of my parental/guardianship responsibilities or my child of his/her responsibilities;
  8. the provision of patrol boat cover is limited to such assistance, particularly in extreme weather conditions, as can be practically provided in the circumstances;
  9. I consent to my child participating in drug testing procedures and if asked providing a urine sample under observation for analysis at an accredited laboratory.
Acceptance of the Rules

By allowing my child to participate in Racing I, the parent/guardian of the child mentioned above agree and acknowledge that:

  1. My child is bound by the Notice of Race, Sailing Instructions and Racing Rules of Sailing (RRS); and
  2. I am aware of the RYA Prescription to RRS Rule 3 and that my child may be penalised under the RRS for any misconduct on the part of my child’s support persons.
Supervision
Loco Parentis
Data Protection

The personal information you provide to the organising authority will be used to facilitate your participation in the event.  If you have agreed to be bound by the Racing Rules of Sailing and the other rules that govern the event (the rules), the legal basis for processing that personal information is contract.  If you are not bound by the rules, the legal basis for processing that personal information is legitimate interest.  Your personal information will be stored and used in accordance with the Organising Authority’s privacy policy.

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