Stand Up Paddle Board Rental Assumption of Risk, Waiver & Release Agreement
In the contract below ‘I’ refers (the hirer) : ‘Venture Highland’ refers (the company)
Assumption of Risk: I understand and accept that renting this Stand up Paddle Board and participating in the water activities exposes me to many hazards and entails unavoidable risk of death, personal injury (including but not limited to severe spinal or head injury) and loss of or damage to property. I also understand I should be in good physical health to participate in Stand up Paddle Boarding. I choose to participate in Stand up Paddle Boarding in spite of these risks and hereby assume all risk of injury or loss of life to myself and loss of or damage to property arising out of renting this Stand up Paddle Board and participating in Stand up Paddle Boarding. I understand the inherent risk involved in using this equipment and accept full responsibility for any and all such damage or injury which may result.
Waiver & Release: In consideration of Venture Highland renting me this Stand up Paddle Board, I specifically release and forever discharge Venture Highland and its officers, agents, and employees from any and all liability or claims for injury, illness, death or loss of or damage to property which I may suffer while renting this Stand up Paddle Board and participating in Stand up Paddle Boarding. This discharge specifically includes, but is not limited to, liability or claims for injury, illness, death or damage caused by the negligence of Venture Highland or its officer agents, or employees. It is my intent by the Waiver and Release Agreement to release Venture Highland and hold harmless from all liability for any such property loss or damage, personal injury or loss of life, whether caused by negligence of Venture Highland or whether based upon breach of contract, breach of warranty, or any other legal theory.
In signing this document, I fully recognise that if injury, illness, death or damage occurs to me while I am engaged in renting this Stand up Paddle Board or participating in Stand up Paddle Boarding, I will have no right to make a claim or file a lawsuit against Venture Highland, its officers, agents or employees, even if they or any of them negligently cause my injury, illness, death or damage.
I REALISE THE IMPORTANCE OF WEARING A LEASH AND I HEREBY COMMIT TO WEARING A LEASH AT ALL TIMES WHILE USING A VENTURE HIGHLAND STAND UP PADDLE BOARD.
I understand that this activity may result in severe injury, including but not limited to spinal or head injury. I understand that this activity may result in hazards posed by other water users and sea conditions. I understand how to operate the rental Stand up Paddle Board. Venture Highland staff has answered any questions that I have.
I HAVE CAREFULLY READ THIS AGREEMENT AND UNDERSTAND ITS CONTENT. I AM AWARE THIS IS AN ASSUMPTION OF RISK, WAIVER AND RELEASE OF LIABILITY AND I SIGN IT VOLUNTARILY. I ALSO UNDERSTAND THAT I SHOULD NOT AND MAY NOT PARTICIPATE IN THIS ACTIVITY IF I AM UNDER THE INFLUENCE OF ALCOHOL OR DRUGS.
In the event of a cancellation, Venture Highland refunds:
100% with over 4 weeks notice.
75% within 4 weeks notice.
50% within 2 weeks notice.
No refund within a week.
Please note: in the event of a cancellation that is requested by a customer, and not the fault of the business, refunds will be minus any transaction fees incurred.
Failure to return the equipment at the time agreed when booking will incur, a per equipment, penalty of £10 and additionally £20 per hour, or part thereof.
I understand and agree to pay the penalty charge if incurred of £10 and £20 per hour or part thereof.
I accept that I am responsible for the replacement value of the equipment if lost or the cost of repair if damaged. Costs are: Board £850, Bag £75, Paddle £65, Pump £45, pump tube £20, leash £25, Fin £20.
I understand that I have sole responsibility during my hire period and that insurance cover is my responsibility, and not offered to me by Venture Highland as part of my hire.
I understand that returning a board in an unacceptable condition (covered in sand or mud) will result in a £5 charge for cleaning per piece of equipment.