Terms & Conditions
buoyancy aids and helmets are provided, it is a legal requirement that you wear your buoyancy aid at all times when on the water. Paddle your own canoe does not have any form of insurance or cover for either health or injury risks or stolen or lost property, it is advised that if you want insurance to take out yearly holiday insurance that will provide cover for this type of activity.
Customers are advised not to shoot weirs and should get out of the canoe and carry it to the lower side if you would rather not bypass it by the canal navigation. A deposit is taken as to be used in the event of damage to canoes or equipment. We go out on the water even in the rain. You should consider bringing an extra layer or a waterproof or windproof jacket with you
All rentals must be Paid for in full at the time of booking. A further security deposit of 100 euro is required. In the event of loss or damage to equipment. This deposit will be returned after we have received back all our equipment in good order.
Note: Failure to wear your buoyancy jacket while on the water may result in a 100 euro fine.
Strictly no alcohol, clients must not be under the influence of alcohol or any other recreational substance at any time while on river during the rental period.
Paddleyourowncanoe.ie Canoe hire Terms & Conditions
Read our Terms & Conditions before signing
The following are terms and conditions on your hiring a paddleyourowncano.ie canoe and equipment for single to multi day trips (‘the Activity’). Please read through carefully before agreeing to them.
The undersigned, being at least 18 years old, or if younger than 18 years is accompanied by a parent / guardian who has read and signed the following terms and conditions (hereinafter referred to collectively as ‘I’) in consideration of the hire fee and being permitted by paddleyourowncanoe.ie to use its equipment I fully understand, acknowledge and agree that:
a) The Activity is a physically challenging and potentially dangerous activity involving inherent risks and dangers. Inherent risks are risks that cannot be eliminated completely (without changing the challenging nature of the Activity) regardless of the care and precautions taken by the owners / organisers of the Activity.
b) My participation in such activity may result in an injury or illness ranging from minor to severe injuries to death including but not limited to bodily injury, fractures, partial and / or total paralysis, eye injury, blindness, dismemberment or other ailments that could cause serious disability or death.
c) I hereby assume all risks and dangers and all responsibility for any losses and / or damages, whether caused in whole or in part by the negligence or other conduct of the agents, officers, employees of Paddle your own canoe and I hereby agree to fully release, discharge, indemnify and hold harmless Paddle your own canoe its agents, owners, volunteers etc. From any and all claims, actions or losses for bodily injury, property damage, wrongful death or otherwise which may arise out of my involvement and participation in the Activity.
d) I hereby declare myself to be qualified, physically sound and suffering from no condition, impairment, disease, infirmity or other illness that would prevent or impair my participation in the Activity and / or use of the Equipment. I declare that I have either had a physical examination from a medically trained professional and have been given permission by that person to participate, or that I have decided to participate in the Activity with the personal assumption of all risks.
e) I hereby acknowledge and agree that I have inspected the equipment and agree that it is in good working order, repair and condition in all respects and undertake not to misuse it and to return it in the same condition as when received to the place and on the due date / time specified on the hire form. I accept total responsibility during the period of hire for any loss or damage caused including, scratches, dents, breakages, etc. I further acknowledge that Paddle your own canoe shall be entitled to charge me for all damage caused to the canoe and gear during the period of hire.
f) I agree to become familiar with and abide by all written and / or posted rules of paddle your own canoe. I further agree to comply with all directions, instructions and decisions of the organisers of the Activity with paddle your own canoe. I further agree not to challenge these rules, directions, instructions, or decisions on any basis at any time.
I confirm I have read this agreement and fully understand the terms, and understand that I have given up substantial rights by accepting the terms, and have accepted it freely and without and inducement or assurance of any nature and intend it to be a complete and unconditional release of all liability to the greatest extent allowed by law and agree that if any portion of this agreement is held to be invalid the balance, notwithstanding, shall continue in full force and effect.