These terms govern participation in any and all Coho Ho Ho (“Host”) events (“Events”), including but not limited to the Coho Ho Ho Rally and seminars:
Participant agrees to abide by any and all rules issued by Host governing any Events.
By participating in the Coho Ho Ho Rally, Participant agrees that there are certain risks inherent in offshore sailing, and Participant voluntarily accepts those risks. Participant shall, at all times, have sole responsibility for Participant’s vessel and any individuals on it, and Participant releases Host and its officers, directors, employees, agents, and volunteers of any and all liability to the fullest extent permitted by law.
Participant agrees and understands that Host provides no vessel inspection or certification or other qualification requirements or services, except as set forth herein, and that Participant is solely responsible for ensuring the seaworthiness of Participant’s vessel. Participant agrees that Participant’s vessel will be equipped with a working VHF radio, and a DeLorme inReach. Although Host may provide certain education and services for participants, such as weather information, Participant shall be solely responsible for making decisions affecting the safety of Participant and crew at sea, including routing, communications, weather monitoring, watch keeping, selection, number, and monitoring of crew members, provisioning, equipment, and preparation.
In the event of any dispute arising out of or related to Participant’s registration or participation in any Event, Participant agrees the forum for resolution of such dispute shall be the state and federal courts situated in King County, Washington, and that the prevailing party shall be entitled to recovery of attorney and expert fees.