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Forum Rules

Written by Paul Belmudes
Thursday, 11 March 2022 05:31

The forum on YakHawaii has been established as a means to communicate the sport of kayak fishing. If you plan on participating, please make sure you adhere to the following rules:

  1. The simple rule: be nice and act responsibly.
  2. Please remember that everyone posting here is a real person that you might meet one day in person. If you are not sure if your post is nice and responsible, don't post it.
  3. Please refrain from using offensive language or posing anything that may be offensive including avatar icons. Offensive use may result in your user access being disabled.
  4. If you intend on posting images either in the forum or in the kayak fishing community, please ensure that you have the permission from everybody in the photograph, as well as the owner of the photograph.
  5. Please remain civil with each other and avoid antagonistic comments or personal attacks.
  6. In the FOR SALE / WANTED section, please keep it kayak fishing related. YakHawaii takes no liability for the condition, availability to the settlement for any of the items listed in this section.  We do reserve the right to remove items listed at or own discretion if they break and forum rules.
  7. Please refrain from posting anything that may be deemed spam (i.e. links to websites selling stuff). Any posts containing spam links will be deleted.
  8. Participation in any events organized by member(s) using this forum is entirely at your own risk. Neither the organizing member(s), nor the administration team of YakHawaii and its forum can accept or be liable for the responsibility for loss, damage, injury or death arising from kayak fishing events.
  9. It is the responsibility of the individual to ensure that they paddle and fish within their ability, and not put themselves in harms way.
  10. Even where safety suggestions are offered on this forum, or elsewhere on the YakHawaii site, it is up to the individual kayaker to ensure that precautions and their own safety are undertaken and that all legal requirements of Hawaii, your state or territory are followed.
  11. Although the administrators and moderators of YakHawaii will attempt to keep all objectionable messages off this forum, it is impossible for us to review all messages. All messages express the views of the author and neither the owners of YakHawaii or their affiliates will be held responsible for the content of any message.
  12. By agreeing to these rules, you warrant that you will be not post any messages that are obscene, vulgar, sexually-oriented, hateful, threatening, or otherwise violate any laws.
  13. The owners of YakHawaii, its administrators or moderators reserve the right to remove, edit, move or close any thread for any reason that violate the adherence of these published rules.

***WARNING: Kayaking and Kayak Fishing are DANGEROUS ACTIVITIES, and present a number of inherent risks.***