Paragliding is weather dependent, if days are lost through bad weather we will extend or reschedule your flights at no additional cost. You should understand that although we make every effort to complete flights as soon as practical, we cannot be responsible for the weather.
We regret that we cannot offer refunds.
Our sport is governed by the BHPA (British Hang Gliding and Paragliding Association) and as such, every participant is required to join the association prior to their course/tandem flight, currently, this fee is £17 per day and it is payable on the day.
To ensure that everyone’s flight is as safe and as enjoyable as possible it is important that you read and understand these flying conditions.
I understand that paragliding is a potentially dangerous activity, and carries potential danger with an inherent element of risk of injury or death.
I also understand that i have no right to claim compensation from the paragliding.community, its proprietors, instructors, assistants or agents for any loss or injury howsoever caused during my participation in the sport, attendance, or participation in a course or tandem flight.
I understand that the nature of paragliding training involves running on uneven ground and that I will wear ankle-supporting footwear at all times.
I certify that I am physically able* and do not know or have ever suffered from any conditions that could affect my ability to participate in the sport of paragliding. These include but are not limited to Epilepsy, Diabetes*, any Heart condition, Vertigo or Dizziness etc.
I understand that it is my responsibility to obtain a doctor’s letter certifying my fitness to fly if I am over the age of 60 and/or suffer from any condition which may affect my physical performance or mental ability to fly.
I am not taking medication or drugs of any kind, nor shall I do so during my course/tandem flight unless so medically advised. Neither shall I consume ANY alcohol during, or in the twelve hours preceding tuition or be under the influence, or suffering from the effects of alcohol consumption during my participation in the course/tandem flight.
I understand that the instructors’ decision to cease flying or terminate the course/tandem flight of any student for whatever reason to be final and binding. I understand that deliberate failure to comply with instructions concerning both flying and general conduct during the course/tandem flight may result in expulsion without recompense from the course/tandem flight.
For safety reasons the instructors also reserve the right to refuse to train any person they consider unfit, ill-prepared or improperly equipped in any way to continue his or her tuition.
We recommend that you have personal accident insurance. You can get one from HERE.
Note: If you are unsure whether you are fit enough to fly for any reason please contact us to discuss it before booking.
I HEREBY undersigned, have read, understood, and agree to abide by the conditions set out above.
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If the answer to any of the above questions is NO, then you will not be able to start a course/tandem flight with us.
This is for your own safety. Please ring us now to discuss the answers! Call NOW – 0777 0 300 616
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Please give details of any medication you are taking which may affect your physical or mental ability to participate in a paragliding tandem flight:
Level of health and fitness required for a paragliding tandem flight.
In order to participate in a paragliding tandem flight a passenger/student should:
- Be in good health generally.
- Be fit enough to walk and run over uneven ground and carry a 10kg pack up a steep hillside.
- Be able to concentrate and reason in a normal manner.
- Have average spatial awareness and vision sufficient to drive a car.
- Not be taking any medication where the effects may detrimentally affect his/her mental or physical ability.
If you require any more help or guidance, please contact us and we will be pleased to help.
I fully appreciate that paragliding is a potentially hazardous sport and in that knowledge I accept the risk that i could suffer personal injury or damage as a result of taking part in this sport. I also understand that I have no right to claim compensation from the paragliding.community, its representatives, instructors, school in respect of any such accident causing damage or personal injury to me. This is does not affect my statutory rights.
We strongly recommend that you have personal accident insurance.