Disclaimer: The undersigned hereby agrees that he/she is renting, operating or using the equipment provided by Sarasota Watersports, LLC at his/her own risk. He/she is aware that kayaking/paddle boarding is a dangerous sport and he/she is aware of the dangers of kayaking/paddle boarding. Renter represents that he/she is capable of safely operating and handling the equipment and finds it in good working order. Renter represents that he/she is fully capable and has adequate skills, knowledge and experience to safely complete the planned activity. The undersigned understands that Sarasota Watersports LLC and all its employees and representatives are in no way responsible for the safety or the safety of the equipment he/she is renting. This waiver and release is applicable to all renters, operators, passengers, and users of equipment provided by Sarasota Watersports, LLC.
Rental: Renter shall obey all rules set by the state, federal, and local boating regulations, laws, ordnances and lawful directives from emergency or law enforcement personnel, while operating or renting equipment from Sarasota Watersports, LLC. Renter is solely responsible for any citation or violation occurring during the use of equipment from Sarasota Watersports, LLC.
Renter shall return all equipment in the condition in which it was received. Renter shall bear all risk and responsibility of and for any and all damage, loss, theft of the rental boats and/or equipment. Including but, not limited to vandalism and theft, and shall pay the Lessor, Sarasota Watersports, LLC the full cost of repair or replacement. Renter agrees to use equipment for its designed purpose only.
PFD’s/Lifejackets are provided with all boat and paddle board rentals. It is recommended that all renters wear their PFD (Lifejackets). Renter understands that the use of a PFD does not remove all risks of injury; nor does PFD use make Kayaking and Paddle Boarding safe activities. Renter alone has determined the sufficiency of any safety gear or other precautions that Renter decided to minimize the risk of the activity.
Release of Liability: Renter hereby releases Lessor (Sarasota Watersports, LLC), its owners and it employees from liability for and negligence and HOLD HARMLESS the Lessor, its owner and its employees from any loss, expense or cost, including attorney fees, arising out of any damages or injuries, whether to persons or property, occurring as a result of the rental or use of said boat and/or equipment.
Date: February 5, 2023