Terms & Conditions of Membership

I agree to be bound by the Constitution of Lake Taupo Yacht Club Incorporated (LTYC), The Racing Rules of Sailing and all other rules that govern LTYC sailing as outlined in the LTYC Handbook or other such media.  

I understand that yacht racing has inherent risks and dangers that are beyond the control of LTYC.   
I understand that neither LTYC, its officers, members and servants nor other persons assisting with the conduct of the club sailing accept any responsibility in respect of any injury or loss to person or property that may be sustained by reason of participation in any event or race or howsoever arising in connection sailing with LTYC.  
The decision to race or sail in any LTYC event is my decision and I will make this in accordance with Rule 4 of the Racing Rules for Sailing prior to and during each sail.

I understand that as a skipper of a yacht that is raced or sailed in any LTYC event that I shall ensure, at a minimum, valid third party insurance cover is held.  I agree to provide evidence of this cover if requested by a Flag or Safety Officer of LTYC within 24 hours of such a request.

I also understand that my crew must be financial members of LTYC.   I understand that new members may sail three races before joining LTYC.   This does not apply to previous members renewing their membership.  These members must be financial at all times.   

Boats with non financial members will not record results until all crew are financial.   

Subject to this provision I understand that I may be scored DSQ without right of a hearing if non-member crew sail more than three races in one season, on any yacht competing in any LTYC Race.

I agree that the LTYC Safety Officer may inspect my yacht to ensure that I have complied with the Club Safety requirements and\or those applicable under the Yachting New Zealand Safety Regulations of Sailing. I agree to remedy any noncompliance if found prior to competing in any LTYC event.

I agree to the use of my photograph(s) and other relevant information in any publicity and in the ongoing promotion of LTYC and sailing in general in New Zealand.    I agree to LTYC holding any information provided for general administration and for them to retain this information.   
I agree that this information may be passed on to Yachting New Zealand and used for the general advancement of sailing in New Zealand.   
I understand that this information will not be passed to any other third party without my express written authority. 
I acknowledge my right to access to and correction of this information. 

This consent is given in accordance with the Privacy Act 1993.

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