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					March 2005



                PONDEN WATERSPORTS
               (Formerly Ponden Boat Users Association)


                      SAFETY REGULATIONS

1)   PERSONAL BUOYANCY MUST BE WORN AT ALL TIMES WHEN ON THE WATER.
     CHILDREN UNDER THE AGE OF 12 MUST BE UNDER THE SUPERVISION OF A MEMBER
     AT ALL TIMES AND MUST WEAR PERSONAL BUOYANCY WITHIN THE CONFINES OF THE
     RESERVOIR

2)   ALL CRAFT MUST HAVE ADEQUATE BUOYANCY

3)   SUITABLE FOOTWEAR MUST BE WORN AT ALL TIMES, ESPECIALLY ON THE SLIPWAY,
     PONTOON AND WHILST ON THE WATER

4)   GROUP MEMBERS MUST COMPLY WITH THE RELEVANT SAFETY REGULATIONS WHICH
     ARE APPLICABLE TO THEIR ACTIVITY

5)   EVERYONE USING THE WATER IN THE VICINITY OF A CRAFT IN DIFFICULTY MUST
     RENDER ALL POSSIBLE ASSISTANCE




                  ASSOCIATION REGULATIONS
1)   IT IS A COMPULSORY REQUIREMENT THAT ALL MEMBERS HAVE IN THEIR
     POSSESSION, VALID PUBLIC LIABILITY INSURANCE, COVERING AGAINST INJURY TO
     OTHER PERSONS AND DAMAGE TO THEIR CRAFT

2)   FOR REASONS OF SECURITY, THE PADLOCK CODE NUMBER (TO BE CHANGED MID-MAY
     EACH YEAR) WILL BE GIVEN TO PAID- UP MEMBERS ONLY. THIS CODE MUST NOT BE
     DIVULGED TO ANY OTHER PERSON

3)   PERSONS SHALL NOT ENTER THE WATER WITH THE INTENTION OF SWIMMING

4)   DOGS MUST NOT BE ALLOWED IN OR ON THE WATER AND MUST BE SUPERVISED AND
     ON A LEAD IN ALL OTHER AREAS OF THE COMPOUND AND RESERVOIR

5)   THE PROPERTY OF PONDEN WATERSPORTS, YORKSHIRE WATER, LOCAL LAND
     OWNERS AND TENANTS SHALL BE RESPECTED AT ALL TIMES

6)   VEHICLES AND DINGHIES SHALL BE PARKED ON THE APPROVED PARKING SITE. THIS
     IS A CONDITION OF USE MADE BY YORKSHIRE WATER, TO AVOID INCONVENIENCE TO
     ROAD USERS, LOCAL LAND OWNERS AND TENANTS

7)   BOAT PARKING SITES (PEGS) WILL BE ALLOCATED TO MEMBERS AND THESE SHOULD
     BE KEPT TIDY. ALL GEAR MUST BE STOWED IN THE ALLOCATED AREAS


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8)    FAMILIES, I.E. PERSONS RESIDING AT THE SAME ADDRESS AS THE MEMBER, WILL BE
      AFFORDED THE FULL FACILITIES OF THE CLUB, WHEN ACCOMPANIED BY THE SAID
      ADULT MEMBER


9)    VALID MEMBERSHIP IS REQUIRED TO ENTER THE WATER OR HAVE ANY ITEM STORED
      ON THE COMPOUND

10)   FAILURE TO PAY MEMBERSHIP ON TIME AND DISPLAY PEG STICKERS WILL RESULT IN
      THE FOLLOWING:

      a) AFTER 3 MONTHS (1st JULY ONWARDS), ALL CRAFT AND TAT WILL BE MOVED FROM
         THEIR RESPECTIVE PEGS TO THE BOTTOM OF THE SITE

      b) AFTER A FURTHER SIX MONTHS HAVE ELAPSED (1st JANUARY ONWARDS), THE
         CLUB RESERVE THE RIGHT TO DISPOSE OF THE CRAFT ACCORDINGLY.

11)   MEMBERSHIP STICKERS PROVIDED BY THE CLUB MUST BE DISPLAYED ON MEMBERS
      CRAFT IN A POSITION WHERE THEY CAN BE EASILY SEEN AND IDENTIFIED IT IS THE
      RESPONSIBILITY OF MEMBERS TO CHECK ON A REGULAR BASIS THAT THE STICKERS
      ARE STILL IN PLACE AND, WHERE NECESSARY, REQUEST REPLACEMENT STICKERS.

12)   MEMBERS NOT STORING CRAFT AT PONDEN MUST STILL DISPLAY A STICKER WHEN
      THEIR CRAFT IS IN USE AT PONDEN

13)   MEMBERS AGREE TO ABIDE BY DECISIONS MADE BY THE COMMITTEE WHO HAVE
      BEEN DULY ELECTED BY THE MEMBERS AT THE ANNUAL GENERAL MEETING

14)   THE COMMITTEE RESERVE THE RIGHT TO AMEND THESE REGULATIONS.