Booking Terms

- You agree to the booking cancellation policy

- You agreed to the following waiver:

  1. That I am 16 years of age or older and that I and my passengers are physically, emotionally and mentally able to participate in the boat activitie.
  2. Not to sublet or loan the boat.
  3. That I acknowledge, accept and am aware that there are inherent and significant risks (“Risks”) associated with the participation in boat activities. I recognize some of the hazards of boat activities are wind, collision with other boats, waves, drowning, hypothermia, damage to personal belongings due to water contact, and changing weather conditions. I recognize that there is, at all times, a risk of capsize.
  4. That it is my responsibility to inform my group of these inherent Risks and that it is their responsibility for their safety.
  5. That although Wicklow Boat Hire has taken steps to reduce the Risks and increase safety of the boat activities, it is not possible for Wicklow Boat Hire to make the boat activities completely safe.  I freely accept and fully assume all responsibility for all Risks and release all claims I may have against Wicklow Boat Hire, and agree not to sue Wicklow Boat Hire or Yacht Agencies Ireland Ltd. for any personal injury, death, property damage or loss sustained by myself or anyone in my group as a result of our participation in the activities due to any cause.
  6. That although Wicklow Boat Hire periodically monitor boats at the Wicklow harbour and surrounds, they do not provide constant monitoring and supervision, and depending on wind conditions and location, they may not hear me or my whistle in case of an emergency.
  7. To hold Wicklow Boat Hire, Yacht Agencies Ireland Ltd. harmless against any and all damages and claims against them however rising or occasioned, whether to property or to persons, including myself, anyone in my party and any third party.
  8. That all passengers will wear personal floatation devices at all times.
  9. That I am qualified and competent to operate and navigate the boat and will operate them in a careful and prudent manner at all times during the term of this agreement. 
  10. To return the boat(s) and equipment in as good condition as when rented, excepting ordinary wear and tear and to pay for any and all loss of or damage to the boat(s) and to pay for any and all expenses incurred in repairing any such damage, replacing any such loss, and if necessary obtaining the return of the boats or other property, as well as any revenues as a result of such damage or loss.
  11. That I take full responsibility for my boat and all equipment rented by me and people in my boat (including minors) and that all members in my boat are made aware of this waiver and the risks associated with this activity.
  12. To follow the directions of Wicklow Boat Hire staff and permit to be in tow and return to dock, any vessel where boats, or other properties, or passengers are deemed in danger.
  13. I have had sufficient time to read and understand each term in this waiver in its entirety, and have agreed to the terms freely and voluntarily.  I understand that this waiver is binding on myself and my Legal Representatives.