READ CAREFULLY! This Release affects your legal rights and its completion is required for your enrollment and participation in Marlin University. Your signature below indicates your FULL acceptance of these terms. If you do not agree to these terms, DO NOT SIGN this release; you will not be enrolled.
In consideration of being permitted to enroll and participate in Marlin University and such trips, activities, and travel services as may be arranged for me in connection with such enrollment and participation (collectively, the “Marlin University Activities”), for myself and on behalf of my personal representatives, heirs, assigns, executors, administrators, and next of kin:
1. I hereby acknowledge that the Marlin University Activities are very dangerous and hazardous, and necessarily entail the risk of serious injury, death, and property damage. I understand that these risks include, but are not limited to: the hazards of blue-water fishing; traveling in mountainous or jungle terrain; accident or illness in remote locations; lack of availability of adequate medical care; exposure to tropical diseases; exposure to the forces of nature or acts of God; injury, loss or death occasioned by criminal act, acts of insurgency, or acts of warfare; and risks associated with travel by airplane, train, bus, boat, automobile and other conveyances.
2. I have and do hereby fully assume all risks posed to me by my enrollment and participation in the Marlin University Activities, whether those risks are known or not and whether those risks are foreseen or not. I agree to release, indemnify, and hold harmless Marlin University and its sponsors Marlin magazine, Sport Fishing magazine, Bonnier Corporation and their respective parent companies, subsidiaries, and affiliated companies, each of their officers, employees, associates, agents, and contractors, all other Marlin University participants, and all location owners and operators (collectively, the “Releases”) from any and all liabilities, actions, causes of action, debts, claims or demands of every kind and nature which I now have or which may arise from or in connection with my enrollment and participation in the Marlin University Activities, whether caused or contributed to by the negligence or breach of warranty of the Releases or not.
3. I agree that this Release supersedes any other agreements, written or oral, between the parties and is governed by the laws of Florida. I intend this release to be interpreted as broadly as possible, and if any portion of this Release is held invalid, I intend the remainder to continue in full legal force and effect. I HAVE READ THIS RELEASE AND FULLY UNDERSTAND ITS TERMS. I UNDERSTAND THAT I HAVE GIVEN UP SUBSTANTIAL LEGAL RIGHTS BY SIGNING IT. MY SIGNATURE BELOW IS GIVEN VOLUNTARILY, WITHOUT ANY INDUCEMENT OR ASSURANCE BEING MADE TO ME, AND I INTEND MY SIGNATURE TO BE A COMPLETE AND UNCONDITIONAL RELEASE OF ALL LIABILITY TO THE GREATEST EXTENT ALLOWED BY LAW.