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Lake Chatuge Rentals Waiver. This waiver is for the Primary Renter and Primary Renters Chidren under the age of 18.

All other participants will sign the "PARTICIPANTS" waiver.


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GENERAL WIAVER INFORMATION

This waiver is for the person who reserved and paid for the boat and anyone who will be operating the boat. Your minor children can be added to this waiver. 

 

BOATER EDUCATION AND SAFETY

 

Your safety while out on the water is of the upmost importance to us. You will be required to watch a short video located at https://www.lakechatugemarine.com/dnr-safety-video.html

A DNR Rental Rental Boat Safety Video and Education Certificate is required by law effective July 1, 2014. The DNR Boat Rental Education Form will be delivered along with the boat. 

To save time you can watch the video before arrival.

Boater Education

Step 1: You will need to watch DNR Video located at https://www.lakechatugemarine.com/dnr-safety-video.html

Step 2: You will be required to sign a document verifying that you have watched the safety video along with a DNR VESSEL RENTAL ORIENTATION CHECKLIST.

Step 3: We will have a short orientation time regarding operation of the boat, safety gear and features.

Step 4: You will be issued a Georgia DNR vessel rental certification card. (Valid for 6 months)

Step 5: Go to https://www.lakechatugemarine.com/boat-rental.html to watch the supplemental safety videos. 

COST OF POSSIBLE REPAIRS

Each boat is equipped with a color GPS that shows shallow areas of the lake highlighted in red. Most of the damage that has occurred has been due to driving in too shallow water or pulling the boat up to an island or bank. Our lake has red mud and rocks on the banks so if you get to close damage to the boat will occur. We do not allow our rental units to be "beached".

  • RED MUD STAINS WILL RESULT IN CLEANING FEE OF $20 TO $100.
  • FRONT NAVIGATIONAL LIGHTS- $75 REAR NAVIGATIONAL LIGHTS - $125
  • SEAT TEAR - $350 MINIMUM (IF SEAT HAS TO BE REPLACED THE COST COULD EXCEED $1,5OO)
  • STEREO - $700
  • STEREO SPEAKER - $150
  • FLOORING DAMAGE OR BURN - $75 MINIMUM (IF STAIN CAN’T BE REMOVED, RENTER WILL BE RESPONSIBLE FOR TOTAL FLOOR REPLACEMENT AT A COST THAT COULD EXCEED $4,500
  • PROPELLER DAMAGE - $250
  • LOWER UNIT REPAIR - $3500
  • LADDER DAMAGE - $575
  • BIMINI TOP DAMAGE - $400 TO 1200
  • SCRATCHES OR DAMAGE TO PONTOONS OR RAILS- $150 TO $300  (COST COULD EXCEED $3,000)
  • PONTOON TUBE REPLACEMENT - $4500
  • LOST ANCHOR $150
  • LOST BUMPER $55
  • LOST DOCKING LINE $25

RENTAL AGREEMENT – WAVIER AND RELEASE OR LIABILITY, ASSUMPTION OF RISK, AND INDEMNITY

I. DISCLAIMER
YOU MUST BE 21 YEARS OF AGE OR OLDER TO RENT OR OPERATE RENTAL BOAT.

THIS RENTAL AGREEMENT: WAIVER AND RELEASE OF LIABILTY, ASSUMPTION OR RISK, AND INDEMNITY (“RENTAL AGREEMENT”) IS APPLICABLE TO ALL RENTERS, OPERATORS, PASSENGERS, AND USERS OF EQUIPMENT PROVIDED BY RENTAL COMPANY. *(FOR PURPOSES OF THUS WAIVER AND RELASE, THE TERM “RENTAL COMPANY” INCLUDES ALL EMPLOYEES AGENTS, REPERSENTATIVES, SEVANTS, ASSIGNS SUCCESSORS, INSURERS AND SUBSIDIARIES OF RENTAL COMPANY). THE UNDERSIGNED AGREES THAT HE/SHE IS ALSO SIGNING THE RELEASE ON BEHALF OF ANY MINOR CHILDREN FOR WHOM HE/SHE IS PARENT, GAURDIAN, OR OTHERWISE RESONPSIBLE FOR CARE, CUSTODY AND CONTROL. RENTER AGREES THAT HE/SHE WILL DISCLOSE TO RENTAL COMPANY ALL POTENTIAL OPERATORS, PASSENGERS, AND USERS OF SAID RENTAL EQUIPMENT. RENTER FURTHER AGREES THAT IN THE EVENT THAT HE/SHE FAILS TO NOTIFY RENTAL COMPANY OF ALL POTENTIAL OPERATORS, PASSENGERS, OR USERS OF SAID EQUIPMENT, HE/SHE WILL BE PERSONALLY LIABLE FOR ANY DAMAGES TO THE UNDISCLOSED INDIVIDUAL, EVEN IF SUCH DAMAGES ARISE OUT OF THE NEGLIGENCE OF FAULT OF RENTAL COMPANY. RENTAL COMPANY IS NOT RESPONSIBLE FOR ANY INJURIES OR DAMAGES TO UNDISCLOSED OPEREATORS AND PASSENGERS, AND UNDISCLOSED OPERATORS OR PASSENGERS ARE NOT ALLOWED TO USE ANY WATERCRAFT OR EQUIPMENT OF THE RENTAL COMPANY.

II. EXPRESS ASUMPTION OF RISK – CAUTION!! READ BEFORE SIGNING
I ACKNOWLEDGE THAT THE OPERATION OR USE OF A WATERCRAFT HAS INHERENT RISKS THAT MAY LEAD TO BODILY INJURY OR DEATH. I FURTHER UNDERSTAND THAT I AM NOT BOUND OR REQUIRED TO PARTICIPATE IN ANY OF THE ACTIVITES PRESENTED TO ME, BUT HAVE WILLINGLY AND VOLUNTARILY DECIDED TO PARTICIPATE. I HAVE NO HEALTH RESTRICTIONS, WHICH WOULD PREVENT ME FROM PARTICIPATING IN ANY ACTIVITIES INCLUDING THOSE I FEEL UNCOMFORTABLE WITH, OR WHICH I FEEL CANNOT BE COMPLETED SAFELY BY ME. I KNOWINGLY AND VOLUNTARILY ASSUME ALL RISK OF INJURY, ILLNESS, DAMAGE OR LOSS, BOTH KNOWN AND UNKNOWN, ASSOCIATED WITH THE RENTAL OPERATION, OR USE OF THE WATERCRAFT OR ASSOCIATED RENTAL EQUIPMENT AND ASSUME FULL RESPONSIBILITY FOR MY PARTICIPATION. I ALSO KNOW THAT AS PRIMARY RENTER I AM RESPONSBILE FOR THE SAFETY OF ALL PARTICIPANTS. AS THE PERSON IN CHARGE OF THE RENTAL BOAT I ALSO ASSUME THE RESPONSIBILITY TO MAKE SURE ALL PARTICIPANTS FOLLOW ALL REQUIRED SAFETY RULES. 

III. RELEASE OF LIABILITY – CAUTION!! READ BEFORE SIGNING 
I HEREBY RELEASE AND HOLD HARMELESS RENTAL COMPANY FROM ALL LIABILITY, CLAIMS, DEMANDS OR CAUSES OF ACTION FOR ANY INJURY, DISABILITY, DEATH, OR LOSS OR DAMAGE TO PERSON OR PROPERTY SUSTAINED BY ME AND/OR ANY MINOR CHILDREN FOR WHOM I AM PARENT, LEGAL GAURDIAN, OR OTHERWISE RESPONSIBLE, WHETHER CAUSED BY THE NEGLIGENCE OF RENTAL COMPANY OR OTHERWISE. THIS INCLUDES ANY INJURY, DISABILITY, DEATH, OR LOSS OR DAMAGE TO PERSON OR PROPERTY INCURRED AS A RESULT OF A HIDDEN, LATENT OR OBVIOUS DEFECT ON THE WATERCRAFT OR ANY OF THE EQUIPMENT USED, OR ANY FAILURE TO PROPERLY INSTRUCT, SUPERVISE OR TRAIN.

IV. COVENANT NOT TO SUE – CAUTION!! READ BEFORE SIGNING
AS PART OF THE CONSIDERATION FOR USING THE CHARTERED EQUIPMENT, I PROMISE NOT TO SUE OR MAKE A CLAIM AGAINST RENTAL COMPANY FOR ANY DAMAGE OR LOSS SUFFERED AS A RESULT OF MY PARTICIPATION IN THE RENTAL ACTIVITIES. IT IS THE INTENT OF THIS RENTAL AGREEMENT TO FULLY AND COMPLETLEY RELEASE RENTAL COMPANY FROM ALL CLAIMS.

V. LIABILITY TO THIRD PARTIES – CAUTION!! READ BEFORE SIGNING
I AGREE THAT I WILL INDEMNIFY AND HOLD HARMLESS RENTAL COMPANY FOR ALL PERSONAL INJURIES, PROPERTY DAMAGES, OR ANY OTHER DAMAGES TO ANY AND ALL THIRD PARTIES, INCLUDING, BUT NOT LIMITED TO, OPERATORS AND PASSENGERS OF OTHER WATERCRAFT AND MINOR CHILDREN UNDER THE UNDERSIGNED’S CUSTODY, CARE, AND CONTROL, AS A RESULT OF ANY AND ALL ACTIVITIES RELATED TO THE RENTAL, OPERATION, OR USE OF EQUIPMENT PROVIDED BY RENTAL COMPANY. EVEN IF SUCH DAMAGES ARISE OUT OF THE NEGLIGENCE OR FAULT OR RENTAL COMPANY.

VI. RENTERS CONSENT TO PAYMENT OF RENTAL WATERCRAFT LOSSES AND DAMAGES
A VALID CREDIT CARD NUMBER SHALL BE RETAINED BY THE RENTAL COMPANY AND WILL BE USED TO PROVIDE FULL COMPENSATION FOR FAILING TO RETURN SAID RENTAL WATERCRAFT IN AS GOOD CONDITION AS WHEN RECEIVED BY RENTER. COMPENSATION INCLUDES, BUT IS NOT LIMITED TO, REIMBURSEMENT OF ARTICLES DAMAGED, MISSING OR BROKEN. RENTER AUTHORIZES THE RENTAL COMPANY TO CHARGE RENTERS CREDIT CARD FOR THESE ITEMS IN SUCH CASE. IN THE ALTERNATIVE OR IN ADDITION TO THE CHARGES TO RENTERS CREDIT CARD, THE RENTAL COMPANY, IN ITS SOLE DISCRETION, MAY DEMAND THAT THE RENTER PAY SUCH CHARGES IN IMMEDIATELY AVAILABLE FUNDS SUCH AS CASH OR CERTIFIED CHECK. THE AMOUNT AVALIABLE ON THE BALANCE OF THE CREDIT CARD SHALL IN NO WAY BE CONSIDERED A LIMITATION ON THE AMOUNT OF DAMAGES, REIMBURSEMENTS, OR RENTAL CHARGES OWED TO THE RENTAL COMPANY BY THE RENTER. RENTER AGREES TO PAY LOSS OF REVENUE IF THE BOAT IS DAMAGED TO THE POINT IT IS NO LONGER VIABLE TO RENT FOR THE PERIOD OF TIME THAT THE BOAT IS OUT OF COMMISSION. 

RENTER HEREBY ACKNOWLEDGES AND UNDERSTANDS THAT THE WATERCRAFT IS WITHOUT DAMAGES OR DEFECTS INCLUDING, BUT NOT LIMITED TO, DENTS, SCRATCHES, TEARS, STAINS AND PROPELLER DAMAGE. AN INSPECTION OF THE WATERCRAFT WILL BE CONDUCTED BY BOTH THE RENTAL COMPANY AND RENTER PRIOR TO THE RENTAL PERIOD WHEREBY ANY EXISTING DAMAGES WILL BE NOTED AND ACKNOWLEDGED IN WRITING ON THE ATTACHED BOAT RENTAL AGREEMENT FORM. UPON RETURN OF THE WATERCRAFT, THE RENTAL COMPANY WILL CONDUCT A FINAL INSPECTION. RENTER WILL BE HELD RESPONSIBLE AND LIABLE FOR THE TOTAL COST OF ANY AND ALL DAMAGES TO THE WATERCRAFT.

THIS RENTAL & PRIOR TO BEING RENTED AGAIN TO DISCOVER AND INFORM RENTER OF DAMAGE FOUND. RENTER ACKNOWLEDGES AND UNDERSTANDS THAT ALL RENTAL WATERCRAFT INCLUDE ACCESORY ITEMS AND ALL GEORGIA DEPARTMENT OF NATURAL RESOURCES REQUIRED EQUIPMENT INCLUDING, BUT NOT LIMITED TO PERSONAL FLOTATION DEVICES, FIRE EXTINGUISHERS, THROW DEVICES, ANCHORS, ETC. ALL ITEMS INCLUDING THE VALUES OF EACH ITEM WILL BE NOTED BETWEEN THE RENTAL COMPANY AND THE RENTER PRIOR TO LAUNCHING THE RENTAL WATERCRAFT. BY SIGNING THE INVENTORY LIST, THE RENTER ACKNOWLEDGES AND ACCEPTS FULL RESPONSIBILITY FOR ALL ITEMS LISTED. UPON RETURN OF THE RENTAL WATERCRAFT, THE RENTAL COMPANY AND THE RENTER WILL COUNT ALL RETURNED ITEMS. ANY ITEMS MISSING OR DAMAGED FROM THE SIGNED AGREEMENT WILL BE PAID FOR BY THE RENTER AS STATED HEREIN.

EARLY RETURNS OR CANCELLATION WILL NOT RESULT IN A REFUND. ABSOLUTELY NO REFUNDS WILL BE GIVEN DUE TO MECHANICAL FAILURE UNTIL RENTAL COMPANY HAS HAD THE OPPORTUNITY TO CHECK THE UNIT FOR OPERATOR NEGLIGENCE AND OR ABUSE. IF IT IS DETERMINED THAT THE RENTER HAS CAUSED DAMAGE TO THE UNIT, THE RENTAL COMPANY RESERVES THE RIGHT TO CHARGE THE RENTER’S CREDIT CARD WITHOUT ANY FURTHER NOTIFICATIONOR AUTHORIZATION FROM THE RENTAL COMPANY. RENTER WILL BE RESPONSIBLE FOR ANY REVENUE LOSS DUE TO WATERCRAFT BEING UNRENTABLE DUE TO DAMAGE CAUSED DURING THIS RENTAL PERIOD.

VII. GENERAL TERMS AND CONDITIONS
I CERTIFY THAT I HAVE RECEIVED ADEQUATE AND PROPER SAFETY AND OPERATIONAL INSTRUCTIONAL INSTRUCTION FOR THE EQUIPMENT AND WATERCRAFT RENTED FROM RENTAL COMPANY AND AM CAPABLE IN ALL ASPECTS OF THE HANDLING AND OPERATION OF SUCH EQUIPMENT AND WATERCRAFT AND FOLLOWING ALL SAFETY INSTRUCTIONS. I AGREE NOT TO USE NOR PERMIT THE USE OF THE EQUIPMENT (A) FOR ANY UNLAWFUL PURPOSE; (B) IN A CARELESS, RECKLESS, OR NEGLIGENT MANNER; (C) WHILE UNDER THE INFLUENCE OF ALCOHOL AND/OR DRUGS; (D) TO CARRY PASSENGERS OR PROPERTY IN EXCESS OF THE CRAFT’S RATED CAPACITY; (E) IN A RACE OR COMPETITION; OR (F) IN VIOLATION OF THE INSTRUCTIONS I RECEIVED FROM RENTAL COMPANY. THIS AGREEMENT SETS FORTH THE ENTIRE AGREEMENT AND UNDERSTANDING BETWEEN THE PARTIES, AND ALL PERVIOUS DISCUSSIONS, UNDERSTANDINGS, REPRESENTATIONS, NEGOTIATIONS, AND AGREEMENTS WITH RESPECT TO THE MATTERS INCLUDED IN THIS AGREEMENT AMD MERGED HEREIN. ADDITIONALLY, THE CONSIDERATION RECITED HEREIN IS THE FULL, COMPLETE AND ENTIRE CONSIDERATION FOR THIS AGREEMENT, AND THERE IS NO FURTHER CONSIDERATION TO BE PAID BY ANY PART TO ANY OTHER PARTY OTHER THAN AS RECITED HEREIN. IF ANY PROVISION OR PART OF A PROVISION OF THIS AGREEMENT SHALL BE DETERMINED TO BE VOID OR UNENFORCEABLE BY A COURT OF COMPETENT JURISDICTION, THE REMAINDER OF THE AGREEMENT SHALL REMAIN VALID AND ENFORCEABLE BY ANY PARTY.

THIS AGREEMENT SHALL BE GOVERNED BY AND CONSTRUED UNDER THE LAWS OF THE STATE OF GEORGIA IN THE EVENT RENTAL COMPANY PREVAILS IN ANY LITIGATION OR CLAIM RELATING TO THE ENFORCEMENT OF THE PROVISIONS CONTAINED HEREIN, I AGREE TO PAY AND INDEMNIFY RENTAL COMPANY FOR ITS LITIGATION EXPENSES, INCLUDING REASONABLE LEGAL FEES AND COURT COSTS. ANY SUIT OR DISPUTE MUST BE PURSUED THOUGH ARBITRATION IN TOWNS COUNTY INSTEAD OF THROUGH THE COURTS. I EXPRESSLY WARRANT AND REPRESENT THAT BEFORE EXECUTING THIS AGREEMENT I HAVE FULLY INFORMED-MYSELF OF THE TERMS, CONDITIONS AND EFFECT OF THE AGREEMENT, AND THAT I HAVE REILED SOLELY ON MY OWN JUDGEMENT IN EXECUTING THE DOCUMENT.

I HAVE READ THE TERMS OF THIS RENTAL AGREEMENT, WAIVER AND RELEASE OF ALL CLAIMS INCLUDING THE PROVISIONS REGARDING ASSUMPTION OF RISK, RELEASE OF LIABILITY, DISCLAIMER OF GIVING UP SUBSTANTIAL RIGHTS IN CONSIDERATION FOR MY USE IF RENTAL COMPANY’S WATERCRAFT AND EQUIPMENT. I ENTER INTO THIS AGREEMENT FREELY AND VOLUNTARILY WITHOUT ANY INDUCEMENT.

I AGREE TO ASSUME REPONSIBILITY FOR OTHER PASSENGERS, RIDERS, AND/OR ALL PARTICIPANTS ON THE WATERCRAFT. MY AND OUR PARTICIPATION IN THE ACTIVITY IS PURELY VOLUNTARY. I ASSUME FULL RESPONSIBILITY FOR MYSELF AND ALL PASSENGERS ON THE WATERCRAFT, INCLUDING ANY MINOR CHILDREN, FOR ANY BODILY INJURY, ACCIDENT, ILLNESS, PARALYSIS, DEATH OR LOSS OF PERSONAL PROPERTY EVEN IF CAUSED, IN WHOLE OR IN PART, BY THE NEGLIGENCE OR OTHER FAULT OF PASSENGERS, RIDERS, GUESTS AND OTHER PASSENGERS ON THE WATERCRAFT AND EVEN IF CAUSED, IN WHOLE OR IN PART BY THE NEGLIGENCE OR OTHER FAULT OF THE RENTAL COMPANY, ITS OFFICERS, DIRECTORS, EMPLOYEES, AGENTS, SUBSIDIARIES, LEGAL REPRESENTATIVE AND ASSIGNS (COLLECTIVELY THE “RELEASEES”).

I EXPRESSLY WARRANT AND REPRESENT THAT BEFORE EXECUTING THIS AGREEMENT I HAVE FULLY INFORMED-MYSELF OF THE TERMS, CONDITIONS AND EFFECT OF THE AGREEMENT, ANDTHAT I HAVE REILED SOLELY ON MY OWN JUDGEMENT IN EXECUTING THE DOCUMENT.

CAUTION!!! READ THIS ENTIRE DOCUMENT BEFORE SIGNING. THIS DOCUMENT AFFECTS YOUR LEGAL RIGHTS AND RELEASES ALL LIABILITY AGAINST RENTAL COMPANY. SIGNATURE BELOW INDICATES THAT YOU HAVE READ THIS ENTIRE DOCUMENT AND AGREE TO IT'S TERMS AND CONDITIONS AND ARE SIGNING THIS DOCUMENT ON BEHALF OF ALL THE OPERATORS/PASSENGERS AS LISTED BELOW. FURTHERMORE, ANY PASSENGERS/OPERATORS NOT LISTED ON THIS DOCUMENT.

OPERATORS/PASSENGERS; ALL OPERATORS AND PASSENGERS MUST SIGN AND BE PRESENT FOR SAFETY AND OPERATIONAL PROCEDURE

Today's Date: May 11, 2021

First Renter Name

First Name*

Last Name*

Phone*
First Renter Date of Birth*
I certify that I am 18 years of age or older
First Renter Signature*
Second Renter Name

First Name*

Last Name*
Second Renter Date of Birth*
Third Renter Name

First Name*

Last Name*
Third Renter Date of Birth*
Fourth Renter Name

First Name*

Last Name*
Fourth Renter Date of Birth*
Fifth Renter Name

First Name*

Last Name*
Fifth Renter Date of Birth*
Sixth Renter Name

First Name*

Last Name*
Sixth Renter Date of Birth*
Seventh Renter Name

First Name*

Last Name*
Seventh Renter Date of Birth*
Eighth Renter Name

First Name*

Last Name*
Eighth Renter Date of Birth*
Ninth Renter Name

First Name*

Last Name*
Ninth Renter Date of Birth*
Tenth Renter Name

First Name*

Last Name*
Tenth Renter Date of Birth*
Address
Address Line 1:*
Street address, P.O. box, company name, c/o
Address Line 2:
Apartment, suite, unit, building, floor, etc.
Country:*
City:*
State/Province:*
Zip/Postal:*
Parent or Guardian's Email Address

Email*

Confirm Email*
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Parent or Guardian's Driver's License / ID Card

Driver's License / ID Card Number*

Issuing State*
Address of your dock

Address

City, State

VRBO Property Number (if applicable)

Date reservation starts *
Parent(s) or guardian(s) must sign for any participating minor (those under 18 years of age) and agree that they and the minor are subject to all the terms of this document, as set forth above.
Parent or Guardian's Name

First Name*

Last Name*

Phone*
Parent or Guardian's Date of Birth*
I certify that I am 18 years of age or older
Parent or Guardian's Signature*
Electronic Signature Consent*
By checking here, you are consenting to the use of your electronic signature in lieu of an original signature on paper. You have the right to request that you sign a paper copy instead. By checking here, you are waiving that right. After consent, you may, upon written request to us, obtain a paper copy of an electronic record. No fee will be charged for such copy and no special hardware or software is required to view it. Your agreement to use an electronic signature with us for any documents will continue until such time as you notify us in writing that you no longer wish to use an electronic signature. There is no penalty for withdrawing your consent. You should always make sure that we have a current email address in order to contact you regarding any changes, if necessary.


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