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*Formerly part of the University Handbook
Administrative Policy Statement

University Stadium Boat Moorage Permits and Fees

(Approved by the Special Assistant to the President by authority of Executive Order No. 1)

1.  Overview

The use of the University stadium boat moorage facilities is defined in Chapter 478-138 WAC. This policy statement provides an explanation of the stadium boat moorage permit and its responsibilities.

2.  Moorage Fees

Fees for stadium boat moorage and the effective date thereof shall be established by the Director of Intercollegiate Athletics with approval of the Special Assistant to the President.

3.  Moorage Permits

During home football games and other special events as determined by the University, operation of the stadium boat moorage is the responsibility of the Director of Intercollegiate Athletics and use of the stadium boat moorage facilities shall be controlled by the sale of stadium boat moorage permits as follows:

  • Limits of the numbers and types of crafts that can be moored with reasonable safety at the stadium boat moorage facilities shall be established by the University after consultation with and approval by the Seattle Fire Chief and the local representatives of the U.S. Coast Guard.

  • Only those boats displaying a valid stadium boat moorage permit shall be admitted to the stadium boat moorage area and provided moorage space.

  • Stadium boat moorage permits shall be sold, issued, and collected by the Department of Intercollegiate Athletics for season and/or individual games or special events.

  • Season football ticket-holders shall be notified of and provided with the opportunity to purchase stadium boat moorage permits for football games in advance of the public offering of stadium boat moorage permits.

  • Public sale of stadium boat moorage permits shall be on a first-come, first-served basis within the limits noted above.

4.  Responsibilities

A.   Permit Holder's Responsibilities

Upon signing the permit, the permit holder agrees to protect, indemnify, and hold harmless the University of Washington, its officers, agents, and employees from any claim, costs, damages, or other liability for personal injury, bodily injury or property damage arising out of the user's acts or omissions in connection with moorage and charter and/or any other private or commercial activities at or in the vicinity of the Waterfront Activities Center and Conibear Crewhouse. The permit holder also agrees to compensate the University for damage to its property arising from his or her acts or omissions or those of the user's crew or party.

B.   Charter Moorage Load/Unload Responsibilities

Applications from commercial charterers must be accompanied by a certificate of insurance on a form and from a carrier acceptable to the University, evidencing at least $1,000,000 in comprehensive general liability coverage and $1,000,000 in protection and indemnity coverage, including pollution. The insurance carrier(s) must waive rights of subrogation against the UW and name the UW as Additional Insured. Said insurance is primary to all other valid and collectible insurance coverage or self-insurance programs.

December 1999.