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 RYA 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 (including 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;
    1. 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;
    2. the provision of patrol boat cover is limited to such assistance, particularly in extreme weather conditions, as can be practically provided in the circumstances;
  7. 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
  8. My child is bound by the Notice of Race, Sailing Instructions and Racing Rules of Sailing

Rights to use Names and Likenesses

Competitors automatically grant to the organizing authority without payment the right in perpetuity to make, use and show any motion pictures, still pictures and live, taped or filmed television of or relating to the event.

Please complete and submit the form below, it must be completed by the legal parent or guardian of the competitor and not their representative


Parental Consent Declaration

Form version 1.0 (Published 13/05/21)