By registering, or participating in White Bear Yacht Club (hereinafter WBYC) Sailing Races and Events you agree to comply with the current versions of the Racing Rules of Sailing (RRS), the US Sailing Prescriptions added to the RRS, in addition to our WBYC Sailing Instructions which state: ALL WBYC SAILING PARTICIPANTS ACKNOWLEDGE THAT SAILING IS AN ACTIVITY THAT HAS AN INHERENT RISK OF DAMAGE AND INJURY. COMPETITORS IN ALL WBYC RACES AND EVENTS ARE PARTICIPATING ENTIRELY AT THEIR OWN RISK. SEE THE RRS 4, DECISION TO RACE. THE RACE ORGANIZERS (ORGANIZING AUTHORITY, RACE COMMITTEE, PROTEST COMMITTEE, HOST CLUB, SPONSORS, OR ANY OTHER ORGANIZATION OR OFFICIAL) WILL NOT BE RESPONSIBLE FOR DAMAGE TO ANY BOAT OR OTHER PROPERTY OR THE INJURY TO ANY COMPETITOR, INCLUDING DEATH, SUSTAINED AS A RESULT OF PARTICIPATION IN WBYC EVENTS. BY PARTICIPATING IN WBYC EVENTS, EACH COMPETITOR AGREES TO RELEASE THE WBYC RACE ORGANIZERS FROM ANY AND ALL LIABILITY ASSOCIATED WITH SUCH COMPETITOR’S PARTICIPATION IN WBYC EVENTS TO THE FULLEST EXTENT PERMITTED BY LAW.