I understand that SCUBA diving and/or skin diving are physically strenuous activities and that | will be exerting myself by participating in such activities. | further understand that | could be subject to a heart attack, panic, hyperventilation and other adverse health conditions by participating in such activities.
I thoroughly understand the hazards of SCUBA diving including those hazards occurring during boat travel to and from the dive site.
I understand that these hazards include, but are not limited to, air expansion injuries, drowning, decompression sickness, slipping or falling while on board, being cut or struck by a boat while in the water, injuries occurring while getting on or off the boat, and other perils of the sea, including marine life attack. By signing this release, | certify that | am fully aware of and expressly assume these and all other risks involved in making such a dive or dives, whether conducted as a recreational dive or part of a diving class.
I understand that neither the EXPLORER DIVE BOAT, its Owners, Instructors, Dive Masters, Captains, crew members or other employees; nor any international certification agency or organization, affiliate or subsidiary corporations, nor any international training agency or organization, nor its affiliate or subsidiary corporations (hereinafter “Released Parties”) may be held liable or responsible in any way for any occurrence on this dive trip which may result in personal injury, property damage, wrongful death or other damage to me or my family, heirs, or assigns that may occur as a result of my participation in this boat trip and SCUBA dive(s) or as a result of the negligence of any party, including the Released Parties, whether active or passive.
I further state that | am of lawful age and legally competent to sign this liability release, or that | have obtained the written consent of my parent or guardian.
BY SIGNING THIS INSTRUMENT, I HEREBY EXEMPT AND RELEASE ALL THE ABLOVE LISTED ENTITIES AND/OR INDIVIDUALS FROM ALL LIABILITY AND RESPONSIBILITY FOR PERSONAL INJURY, PROPERTY DAMAGE OR WRONGFUL DEATH, HOWEVER CAUSED, INCLUDING, BUT NOT LIMITED TO, PRODUCT LIABILITY OR THE NEGLIGENCE OF THE RELEASED PARTIES, WETHER ACTIVE OR PASSIVE.
I ACKNOWLEDGE THAT I HAVE READ THE PARAGRAPHS, FULLY UNDERSTAND THE POTENTIAL DANGERS INCIDENTAL TO ENGAGING IN THIS BOAT TRIP AND SCUBA DIVE(S), AM FULLY AWARE OF THE LEGAL CONSEQUENCES OF SIGNING THIS INSTRUMENT, AND THAT I UNDERSTAND AND AGREE THAT THIS DOCUMENT IS LEGALLY BINDING AND WILL PRECLUDE ME FROM RECOVERING MONETARY DAMAGES FROM THE ABOVE LISTED ENTITIES AND/OR INDIVIDUALS, WHETHER SPECIFICALLY NAMED OR NOT, FOR PERSONAL INJURY, PROPERTY DAMAGE OR WRONGFUL DEATH CAUSED BY PRODUCT LIABILITY OR THE NEGLIGENCE OF THE RELEASED PARTIES, WHETHER ACTIVE OR PASSIVE.