Originally Posted by sailjumanji
I think if you are in a US marina, and look at the leasing agreement you signed, you will find that the marina is not legally responsible for any damage to your boat in any instance.
Those 'we accept no liability for anything, ever' disclaimers are usually in violation of numerous pieces of consumer protection legislation.
That being said us little people are rarely ever able to exercise our rights under law.
I would expect most marinas
would blame the supplier of the cleat. As a user of the cleat you probably don't have any direct legal
connection to the cleat supplier. Therefore restricting your legal
In reality you need a plan b when docking
on the rare occasion a cleat fails. Or a line or you trip and fall off, etc.
number 1. Never enter the dock
faster than you are prepared to hit something.
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