Terms and Conditions: Valid from 1ST January 2016 until further notice
The Pembrokeshire Sea Kayak Festival offers a range of sessions to suit many levels of ability; it is important you let us know which level you consider yourself to be. All courses are staffed by appropriately qualified staff. Staff to student ratios are in accordance with current BCU guidelines. Whilst every reasonable attempt will be made to deliver sessions, the Pembrokeshire Sea Kayak Festival reserves the right to cancel or modify the courses, due to safety considerations and other factors beyond our control.
Liability and Insurance
Kayaking is a potentially dangerous activity. All participants must be aware of this and accept the risks associated with these activities. Whilst the Pembrokeshire Sea Kayak Festival has an excellent safety record, responsibility for injury or illness arising from kayaking or associated activities can only be accepted if caused by negligence on the part of the Pembrokeshrie Sea Kayak Festival. The Pembrokeshire Sea Kayak Festival is under no liability whatsoever in respect of loss or damage to property, however caused, whilst on a session with at the Pembrokeshire Sea Kayak Festival. Participants are advised to arrange their own insurance cover. The Pembrokeshire Sea Kayak Festival is unable to offer any form of insurance cover (other than public liability).
Health and Safety Considerations
Due to the nature of Kayaking all participants should be physically fit. Anyone with a medical condition must seek medical advice before considering participating. All participants must be able to swim 25m and be confident swimming in open water. All participants must be aged 18 or over. All participants must complete a Consent Form. Spectacles may be worn at the discretion of the course director. It is recommend that spectacles are impact resistant with plastic lenses and frames. The wearer must accept that injury may still occur if any form of spectacles are worn and accept full responsibility for any such injury. Contact lenses may be worn by participants. Course participants will not be permitted to consume alcohol or drugs prior to or during kayak courses. The staff reserve the right to refuse participation to anyone considered to be under the influence of alcohol or drugs. Coaches and guides may require any participant to leave the session if that person acts in any such manner as to endanger him/herself or any other participant. The course director may require any participant to leave the course if that person is not of a suitable standard to be on that particular course.
Disabled persons are welcome to participate in courses. Please send details of your specific needs at the time of booking and we will do our best to accommodate you. the Pembrokeshrie Sea Kayak Festival must be informed of any medical conditions (asthma, epilepsy, deafness etc.) or any other special needs of any/all participants.
Equipment and Clothing
Some equipment can be supplied for the Pembrokeshire Sea Kayak Festival; please get in touch to discuss your needs. Otherwise participants must provide all other equipment and will be supplied with a checklist at the time of booking. Damage or loss to equipment caused by negligence, malicious acts or carelessness must be paid for at the time at current replacement value.
Bookings and Payments
Bookings can be made as follows: On line at www.pembrokeshrieseakayakfestival.co.uk Over the telephone by Credit or Debit Card. Tel. 01348 670357 We require the full payment at the time of booking.
Cancellations, Refunds or Transfers
Should you cancel your booking for any reason more than 30 days before the festival commences, the initial deposit will be forfeited. Should you cancel your booking for any reason less than 30 days before the festival commences, there will be no refunds and the full amount will be payable. Whilst every attempt is made to ensure that the festival will run, the Pembrokeshire Sea Kayak Fetvial will notify the customer as soon as practicable where it believes on reasonable grounds that cancellation is necessary due to dangerous and/or unsuitable conditions for the course/activity. In the event of a cancellation customers will be offered the choice of the following options: Full refund of the fee paid; or A place at the festival on a different date.
We may use your email to stay in touch and send you details of our offers and deals from time to time. We may take photographs during your activity for promotional purposes. All photographs will be made available to you for free via our Facebook page. We do not record any of your credit or debit card information. We do not pass on any information to third parties.