Rental Agreement

THIS AGREEMENT is entered into between Academy of Scuba and , hereinafter “RENTOR”, for the rental of scuba and/or skin diving equipment.

THIS AGREEMENT is a release of the RENTOR’S rights to sue for injuries or death resulting from the rental and/or use of this equipment. RENTOR expressly assumes all risks of skin and/or scuba diving related in any way to the rental and/or use of this equipment.

RENTOR hereby acknowledges receipt of the equipment designated in this form, and, if any of this equipment is to be used for scuba diving, that RENTOR is a certified scuba diver or student in a scuba diving course/program under the supervision of a certified scuba instructor.

RENTOR acknowledges that the equipment is in good working condition and that he/she has examined the equipment to ensure that it is free from defects, including checking both the quality and quantity of air in any scuba tank(s) rented.

RENTOR also understands that Academy of Scuba and its employees, owners, officers, or agents (hereinafter “Released Parties”), shall not be held liable or responsible in any way for any injury, death or other damages to RENTOR or his/her family, heirs or assigns which may occur as a result of the rental and/or use of the equipment, or as a result of product defect, or the negligence of any party, including the Released Parties, whether passive or active.

RENTOR agrees that they should be familiar with my dive sites. If not, obtain a formal diving orientation from a knowledgeable, local source. If diving conditions are worse than those in which RENTOR is experienced, postpone diving or select an alternate site with better conditions. Engage only in diving activities consistent with my training and experience.

RENTOR also agrees that diving when using medication can be dangerous therefore RENTOR acknowledges that they are not using any form of medication which may affect their diving.

HAVE CAREFULLY READ AND UNDERSTAND THE ABOVE AGREEMENT. BY SIGNING THIS AGREEMENT, I EXEMPT AND RELEASE ACADEMY OF SCUBA, AND ALL RELATED ENTITIES AS DEFINED ABOVE, FROM ALL LIABILITY OR RESPONSIBILITY WHATSOEVER FOR PERSONAL INJURY, PROPERTY DAMAGE, OR WRONGFUL DEATH AS A RESULT OF RENTING AND/OR USING THE EQUIPMENT, HOWEVER CAUSED, INCLUDING, BUT NOT LIMITED TO PRODUCT LIABILITY OR THE NEGLIGENCE OF THE RELEASED PARTIES, WHETHER PASSIVE OR ACTIVE. I AGREE TO PAY LATE FEES EQUIVELENT TO THE DAY RATES OF HIRE IF THIS EQUIPMENT IS RETURNED AFTER THE AGREED DATE/TIME.