THIS IS A LEGAL DOCUMENT – READ BEFORE SIGNING
I AGREE TO PAY A $500 FINE IF I GET ON PRIVATE DOCKS OR PROPERTY.
I AGREE TO STAY 20 FEET AWAY FROM PRIVATE DOCKS OR PROPERTY.
Each of our items have a weight limit to ensure the safety of our customers. *Double Kayaks: 500 lbs | Single Kayaks: 300 lbs | Large Paddleboards: 250 lbs.* **By checking the below box,** you verify you are aware of these weight limits and you and all particpants are below the weight limits.
“Agreement” means this “Release of Liability, Waiver of Claims, Warning, Assumption of Risk, Indemnity, and Consent to Medical Treatment/Transport Agreement.”
“Equipment” means all equipment offered for use or rent by water rentals including, but not limited to, kayaks, paddleboards, paddles, life jackets, whistles, dry bags etc.
“Minor” or “Minor Participant” means the minor(s) participant(s) named below.
“Releasors” means all participants signing this Agreement, as well as all participants on behalf of whom any signatory below is signing this Agreement, including without limitation Minor Participants.
Water Rentals will provide equipment, individual personal flotation device and a safety whistle. We must remind you, however, that all water activities present the risk of injury or death to the participants, and the loss of or damage to personal property. In consideration of the equipment provided by Water Rentals, the individuals named below and all other releasors agree to the following terms and conditions.
I acknowledge that I am at least 18 years of age. If under the age of 18, said participant(s) must be accompanied by an adult. In addition, the parent or guardian of participant(s) under 18 must execute this agreement on behalf of said participant. I acknowledge that all are fully capable of participating in the rental activity.
I accept full responsibility for risk, loss, theft or damage to the above rented equipment and agree to return the equipment in the same condition as rented and to pay the current retail value of any equipment damaged or not returned. I agree that late returns will be charged $100 for each extra day kept and that no part of the rental fee is refundable, even if the equipment has not been put to use.
I acknowledge the equipment is used in a hazardous recreation activity with extreme risk of personal injury, including paralysis, drowning or death to any person or loss of personal property. Such hazards include burns, cuts, abrasions, punctures and fractures to any part of the human anatomy including head, back, neck and spinal cord; exposure to chemical substances in the water; slips, trips or falls on decking; hypothermia or heat stroke from exposure to extreme cold or heat; equipment failure, human error and poor judgment.
DO NOT DRAG KAYAKS OR PADDLE BOARDS ON THE GROUND TO AVOID ADDITIONAL FEES.
Either have someone help you or ask an employee for help and they will assist you as soon as they are free. Your Kayak and Paddle Board time will not start until you are on the water, there is no need to rush.
I acknowledge that protective gear such as the provided personal floatation device and whistle should be worn at all times while engaged in activity for which the equipment is used as a precaution against personal injury. Such equipment does not protect me from all hazards or risks, that its use does not guarantee my safety or freedom from injury and that it is not possible to predict every situation in which it will not protect me. I understand that this is not a complete description of hazards and that other unknown unforeseeable hazards and risk of harm may occur.
I acknowledge the release, indemnification, and to hold harmless Water Rentals, its employees and agents, from any and all loss or damage to personal property, and any and all injury to, or death of, any participant resulting from this rental activity, regardless of the cause thereof. Each Participant further agrees to indemnify, defend, and hold Water Rentals harmless from and against any and all claims, of whatsoever nature, including claims based on injury to, or death of, the Participant or third party, or damage to, destruction of, or loss of personal property belonging to the Participant or to a third party.
I give permission for Water Rentals to use photos and or videos taken of me or participants for social media or advertising purposes and can be used where needed.
I have inspected and accept the equipment as is and with any faults. Water Rentals disclaim any implied warranties of merchandise or for the user’s fitness for this particular purpose.
I know of no medical or health reason why I should not participate in any activity using the above equipment. I intend this contract to bind my family, my assignees, estates, heirs and personal representatives and me. This contract is severable and shall be interpreted and enforced under the laws of the State of Washington.
All sales are final and no refunds will be afforded and you waive any right to charge-back your purchase with your credit card processor.
Each Participant(s) shall abide by the following rental rules:
- Wear your life preserver and the attached whistle at all times while on the water.
- Operate the vessel in a proper and safe manner at all times.
- All children must be accompanied by adult/guardian.
- No alcohol, drugs or littering is permitted
- No rough play.
- All gear issued to the participants must be returned to Water Rentals rental attendant.
- Do not stand up or change places while the kayak is on the water.
- Follow load restrictions relating to weight and people maximums.
- No jumping or diving.
- We don't recommend pets and are at your own risk.
Vessel must be properly stowed upon return to the rental dock.
I HAVE READ THIS RELEASE OF LIABILITY, WAIVER OF LEGAL RIGHTS AND ASSUMPTION OF RISK AND FULLY UNDERSTAND ITS CONTENTS.
I UNDERSTAND AND AGREE THAT THIS AGREEMENT WILL REMAIN IN EFFECT UNTIL REVOKED IN WRITING BY ME OR BY THE RELEASORS AND SIGNED BY AN AUTHORIZED SIGNATORY OF Water Rentals. THIS AGREEMENT CANNOT BE MODIFIED. I UNDERSTAND THAT THIS AGREEMENT WILL APPLY EVERY TIME I OR ANY RELEASOR ENGAGES IN AN ACTIVITY AT WATER RENTALS WITHOUT REQUIRING ME TO SIGN AN ADDITIONAL AGREEMENT FOR EACH DAY, EACH SEASON AND/OR EACH ACTIVITY. Whenever “you”, “I”, “me”, or “we” is used in this Agreement, I am intending to include all other Releasors without having to restate that intent every time “you”, “I”, “me”, or “we” is used. Whenever “kayaking” or “paddleboarding” is used in this Agreement, I understand that it refers to all Activities.
I HAVE CAREFULLY READ THIS ENTIRE AGREEMENT, UNDERSTAND ITS CONTENTS, AND I AM AWARE THAT BY SIGNING THIS AGREEMENT I AM WAIVING CERTAIN LEGAL RIGHTS WHICH I OR MY HEIRS, NEXT OF KIN, EXECUTORS, SUBROGORS, DISTRIBUTORS, ADMINISTRATORS, ASSIGNS AND REPRESENTATIVES MAY HAVE AGAINST THE RELEASED PARTIES.BY CLICKING “I AGREE” BELOW, I WARRANT THAT I HAVE THE AUTHORITY AND EXPRESS CONSENT TO SIGN THIS AGREEMENT ON MY OWN BEHALF AND ON BEHALF OF ALL OTHER RELEASORS.
Today's Date: February 8, 2023