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I hereby affirm that I am aware that skin diving has inherent risks which may result in serious injury or death.
I understand and agree that neither the professional staff of Rockfish Divers, nor the facility through which this program is offered, Rockfish Divers, nor International PADI, Inc. nor its affiliate and subsidiary corporations, nor any of their respective employees, officers, agents, contractors or assigns (hereinafter referred to as “Released Parties”) may be held liable or responsible in any way for any injury, death or other damages to me, my family, estate, heirs or assigns that may occur as a result of my participation in this program or as a result of the negligence of any party, including the Released Parties, whether passive or active.
In consideration of being allowed to participate in this program, I hereby personally assume all risks of this program whether foreseen or unforeseen, that may befall me while I am participating in this program.
I further release, exempt and hold harmless said program and Released Parties from any claim or lawsuit by me, my family, estate, heirs or assigns, arising out of my enrollment and participation in this program.
I understand that snorkeling and skin diving are physically strenuous activities and that I will be exerting myself during this program, and that if I am injured as a result of heart attack, panic, hyperventilation, drowning or any other cause, that I expressly assume the risk of said injuries and that I will not hold the Released Parties responsible for the same.
I understand that past or present medical conditions may be contraindicative to my participation in the program. I affirm that I am not currently suffering from a cold or congestion or have an ear infection. I affirm that I do not have a history of seizures, dizziness or fainting, nor a history of heart condition (e.g. cardiovascular disease, angina, heart attack). I further affirm that I do not have a history of respiratory problems such as emphysema or tuberculosis. I affirm that I am not currently taking medication that carries a warning about any impairment of my physical or mental abilities.
I understand and agree that neither the dive professional(s); nor the crew or owner of the vessel; nor the vessel itself; nor PADI Americas, Inc., nor its affiliate or subsidiary corporations; nor the owners, officers, employees, agents, contractors or assigns of the above listed individuals and/or entities (hereinafter “Released Parties”) may be held liable or responsible in any way for any personal injury, property damage, wrongful death or other damages to me or my family, estate, heirs or assigns that may occur as a result of my participation in this Excursion, or as a result of the negligence of any party, including the Released Parties, whether passive or active.
I further state that I am of lawful age and legally competent to sign this liability release, or that I have acquired the written consent of my parent or guardian. I understand the terms herein are contractual and not a mere recital, and that I have signed this Agreement of my own free act and with the knowledge that I hereby agree to waive my legal rights. I further agree that if any provision of this Agreement is found to be unenforceable or invalid, that provision shall be severed from this Agreement. The remainder of this Agreement will then be construed as though the unenforceable provision had never been contained herein.
I understand and agree that I am not only giving up my right to sue the Released Parties but also any rights my heirs, assigns, or beneficiaries may have to sue the Released Parties resulting from my death. I further represent I have the authority to do so and that my heirs, assigns, or beneficiaries will be estopped from claiming otherwise because of my representations to the Released Parties.
I BY THIS INSTRUMENT AGREE TO EXEMPT AND RELEASE THE PROFESSIONAL STAFF OF ROCKFISH DIVERS AND THE FACILITY THROUGH WHICH I RECEIVE MY INSTRUCTION, ROCKFISH DIVERS AND INTERNATIONAL PADI, INC., AND ALL RELATED ENTITIES AS DEFINED ABOVE, FROM ALL LIABILITY OR RESPONSIBILITY WHATSOEVER FOR PERSONAL INJURY, PROPERTY DAMAGE OR WRONGFUL DEATH HOWEVER CAUSED, INCLUDING BUT NOT LIMITED TO THE NEGLIGENCE OF THE RELEASED PARTIES, WHETHER PASSIVE OR ACTIVE.
I HAVE FULLY INFORMED MYSELF AND MY HEIRS OF THE CONTENTS OF THIS LIABILITY RELEASE AND ASSUMPTION OF RISK AGREEMENT BY READING IT BEFORE I SIGNED IT ON BEHALF OF MYSELF AND MY HEIRS.
Date: September 28, 2021
I also understand and agee that while participating in this activity I must follow all directions given to me by the appointed snorkel guide and failure to comply with rules and regulations of vessel or snorkel site may result in immediate removal from activity without riembursement of any kind.