Member Policy

Additional Requirements for Racing Members

1.INSURANCE–WHEN RACING, ALL BOAT OWNERS MUST HAVE A VALID MARINE INSURANCE POLICY IN EFFECT.The insurance policy shall have limits of watercraft liability or protection & indemnity of at least $300,000.

2.PHRF LE RATINGS FOR 2020-A VALID 2020 PHRF-LE CERTIFICATE IS REQUIRED TO RACE IN ANY BHSC EVENT, Boats NOT submitting a current PHRF will receive a rating of-100, until Rob Daley,( BHSC Handicapper)receives the certificate.Your PHRF certificate MUST be sent by you to Rob Daley at rpdaley57@yahoo.com.If you have a new boat or new sails, please contact Rob Daley to arrange to have your boat/sails measured.PHRF-LE renewals and payments should be sent directly to: PHRF-LE PO Box 770109 Cleveland, Ohio 44107 (phrf-le.org).

3.HELMSPERSON–ALL REGULAR HELMSPERSONS MUST BE PAID 2020 MEMBERS OF THE BHSC. (A guest helmsperson exemption is available by contacting the Race Director. (Details are in the Notice of Race.)

For and inconsideration of my willing participation in the Buffalo Harbor Sailing Club Racing Program for 2020, I hereby accept all the risks and responsibilities of my boat’s participation in said races and regattas and waive to the fullest extent permitted by law any and all claims against the Buffalo Harbor Sailing Club, its members, officers, committees, agents and/or employees arising out of or in any way connected to such participation.I certify thatwhile racing,my boat shall have a valid marine insurance policy that meets or exceeds the requirements as listed on Page 1 of this application.I agree to be bound by the Racing Rules of Sailing and by all other rules that govern these events. I further expressly agree that the foregoing release and waiver is intended to beas broad and inclusive as is permitted by law and that if any portion, clause or sub-clause hereof is held invalid, it is agreed that the balance shall, notwithstanding, continue in full force and effect.