Terms & Conditions

Using Our Website

  1. By visiting Our Site, You engage in Our “Service” and agree to be bound by the following Terms and Conditions, including those additional Policies referenced herein and/or available by hyperlink.
  2. These Terms and Conditions apply to all Users of the Site, including without limitation Users who are browsers, vendors, customers, merchants, and/or contributors of content.
  3. Please read these Terms and Conditions carefully before accessing or Using Our Website. If You do not agree to all the Terms and Conditions of this agreement, then You may not access the Website or Use any services.
  4. You can review the most current version of the Terms and Conditions at any time on this page. We reserve the right to update, change or replace any part of these Terms and Conditions by posting updates and/or changes to Our Website. It is Your responsibility to check this page periodically for changes. Your continued Use of or access to the Website following the posting of any changes constitutes acceptance of those changes.
  5. Our Site is hosted on WordPress with WooCommerce and Bookly plugins that provide Us with the online e-commerce platform that allows Us to sell Our products and services to You.

Our Information

  1. This Website is operated by The Fifth Point Limited (The Fifth Point Diving Centre and The Fifth Point). Throughout the Site, the terms “We”, “Us”, “Our” and “the team” refer to The Fifth Point.
  2. The following Terms and Conditions set out the basis on which all goods and services are sold by The Fifth Point Limited (“We”, “Us”, “Our”), to the purchaser, (“You”, “Your”), from Our Website (“the Site”) and in store.
  3. The Fifth Point is based at The Fifth Point Diving Centre, Coniston Road, Blyth Riverside Business Park, Blyth, Northumberland, NE24 4RF, Tel. +44 1670 540 821,  info@fifthpointdiving.com
  4. Registered in England & Wales 10534963

The Agreement Between You and Us

  1. These Terms and Conditions, together with Our Privacy Policy and any sign up form, order form or payment instructions comprise the whole agreement between You and Us in relation to each order that We accept from You.
  2. All purchases of services from the Site and in store will be governed by these Terms and Conditions to the exclusion of any other terms.
  3. By browsing the Site or submitting an order online or in store, You agree to be bound by these Terms and Conditions.
  4. By placing any order, You acknowledge that You have not relied on any statement, warranty or representation other than those which are made in these Terms and Conditions, Our Privacy Policy, any sign up form, order form or any payment instructions.

Orders

  1. When placing an order with Us, either on Our Site or in store, You are making an offer to purchase.
  2. For orders made on Our Site, We will send You an Order/Booking Confirmation email to acknowledge Your offer. For orders made in store, We will send a Receipt Of Purchase/Booking Confirmation via email. Your offer is considered accepted by Us when we receive Your deposit or full payment.
  3. We reserve the right to reject any offer at Our discretion at any time prior to acceptance. Rejected orders will be refunded in full or not charged.
  4. Occasionally there may be information on Our Site or in store that contains typographical errors, inaccuracies or omissions that may relate to service descriptions, pricing, promotions, offers, and availability. We reserve the right to correct errors and omissions in any price or other information without any liability.
  5. All descriptions of services and service pricing are subject to change at any time without notice, at the sole discretion of Us.
  6. We reserve the right to discontinue any service at any time.
  7. Any advice or recommendation given by Us is followed or acted upon entirely at Your own risk.
  8. The quality and description of any specifications for the services shall be those set out in the Site or in store. You should be aware that although all reasonable steps are taken to ensure accuracy of descriptions and images on the Site, We cannot guarantee accuracy.
  9. Services on the Site or in store may only be sold to persons aged 18 or over unless parental consent is given. In placing an order for any such goods, You represent and warrant that You are at least 18 years old. We reserve the right to refuse any order where satisfactory proof of age has not been provided.
  10. It is Your responsibility to ensure that You hold the relevant qualifications from a recognised training organisation and/or medical clearance where required before purchasing a service.
  11. Gift vouchers are valid for a maximum of 12 months unless otherwise stated.
    1. The voucher will be deemed to be invalid if it is out of date.
    2. The validity period is normally stated on the gift voucher and/or Invoice.
    3. Vouchers may only be redeemed against the goods or service stated and cannot be exchanged for cash.

Payment

  1. For orders placed Using a debit/credit card, Amazon Pay, PayPal, Apple Pay or Google Pay We charge once the order is placed. Orders cancelled prior to the commencement of a service will be refunded in full.
  2. Failure to collect the funds successfully may result in delayed acceptance of Your order or cancellation.
  3. Payments will show on Your statement as “The Fifth Point Limited”
  4. Your payment method will be debited in GBP. All sums displayed on the Site or in store in other currencies are indicative and are provided for information purposes only.
  5. We aim to protect legitimate payment card and PayPal account holders from fraud and therefore will report to the relevant authorities any person Using, or attempting to Use, a payment method without apparent authority.

Availability and Pricing

  1. All prices listed in on the Site or in store are subject to change without prior notice.
  2. Although every effort is made by Us to ensure that the prices displayed on the Site or in store are correct, mispricing can occur. Under these circumstances, We reserve the right, at Our discretion, either to contact You for instructions or cancel Your order and notify You accordingly.

Cancellation

Your Right To Cancel

  1. You may withdraw Your offer to buy at any time prior to commencing a service, by contacting Us directly.
  2. At the time You have commenced a service, You are deemed to have entered into a contract and the cancellation period begins.
  3. Under the Consumer Contracts Regulations 2013, EU customers have the right to cancel their contract within 14 calendar days without giving any reason.

Cooling Off Period

  1. The cancellation period will expire after 14 calendar days from the day on which You have commenced a service.

Address

  1. The cancellation period will expire after 14 calendar days from the day on which You have commenced a service.

Deadline

  1. To meet the cancellation deadline, it is sufficient for You to send Your communication concerning Your exercise of the right to cancel, before the cancellation period has expired.

Effects of Cancellation

  1. If You cancel this contract within the 14 days set out in the Consumer Contracts Regulations, We will reimburse to You all payments received from You.
  2. We may make a deduction from the reimbursement for any service completed during the cancellation period (see ‘Compensation in the case of a service contract’ sections below).
  3. We will make the reimbursement without undue delay, and not later than 14 days after the day on which We are informed about Your decision to cancel this contract.
  4. Where able, We will make the reimbursement Using the same means of payment as You used for the initial transaction, unless You have expressly agreed otherwise. If this is not possible, we will organise a BACS transfer; in any event, You will not incur any fees as a result of the reimbursement.

Compensation In The Case Of A Service Contract

  1. If You requested to begin the performance of services during the cancellation period, You shall pay Us an amount which is in proportion to what has been performed, until You have communicated to Us Your cancellation of the contract, in comparison with the full coverage of the contract.
  2. For further information please refer to the relevant course, workshop or trips sections below.

Warranties and Liability

  1. To the extent permitted by law, We exclude all liability for the content of any Websites which link into this Site.
  2. We will Use all reasonable endeavours to ensure that the Site remains available at all times. However, We cannot guarantee that the Site will operate continuously or will be error free. We therefore cannot accept any liability for any failure or non-availability of the Site.
  3. We do not accept, and hereby exclude to the fullest extent permissible under law, any liability for any loss of data, profit, revenue or business, or for any indirect or consequential loss or damage, however caused. Nothing in these Terms and Conditions shall be construed as excluding or limiting liability for death or personal injury caused by negligence or for fraud.
  4. We may provide You with access to third-party tools over which We neither monitor nor have any control nor input.
    1. You acknowledge and agree that We provide access to such tools ”as is” and “as available” without any warranties, representations or conditions of any kind and without any endorsement. We shall have no liability whatsoever arising from or relating to Your Use of optional third-party tools.
    2. Any Use by You of optional tools offered through the Site is entirely at Your own risk and discretion and You should ensure that You are familiar with and approve of the terms on which tools are provided by the relevant third-party provider(s).
  5. Certain content, products, and services available via Our Service may include materials from third-parties.
    1. Third-party links on this Site may direct You to third-party Websites that are not affiliated with Us. We are not responsible for examining or evaluating the content or accuracy and We do not warrant and will not have any liability or responsibility for any third-party materials or Websites, or for any other materials, products, or services of third-parties.

Your Personal Information

  1. Your submission of personal information through the Site or in store is governed by Our Privacy Policy.
  2. We comply with GDPR. For more information, refer to Our Data Protection Policy.
  3. We confirm that We will not pass on any information relating to You or Your order(s) to any other company without Your prior consent.
  4. The information We have about You will be stored on computer, in the cloud and in a locked filing cabinet.
  5. If You complete any in-water activity, We hold your personal details for a period of 7 years as required by PADI EMEA.
  6. Credit card details are never stored in any way. Please see our Privacy Policy for full details.
  7. If You have opted into any mailing lists or marketing campaigns, You may change these preferences in Your login profile at any time.
  8. If, at Our request, You send certain specific submissions (for example contest entries) or without a request from Us You send creative ideas, suggestions, proposals, plans, or other materials, whether online, by email, by postal mail, or otherwise (collectively, ‘comments’), You agree that We may, at any time, without restriction, edit, copy, publish, distribute, translate and otherwise Use in any medium any comments that You forward to Us. We are and shall be under no obligation
    1. to maintain any comments in confidence;
    2. to pay compensation for any comments; or
    3. to respond to any comments.
  9. We may, but have no obligation to, monitor, edit or remove content that We determine in Our sole discretion are unlawful, offensive, threatening, libellous, defamatory, pornographic, obscene or otherwise objectionable or violates any party’s intellectual property or these Terms and Conditions.
  10. You agree that Your comments will not violate any right of any third-party, including copyright, trademark, privacy, personality or other personal or proprietary right. You further agree that Your comments will not contain libellous or otherwise unlawful, abusive or obscene material, or contain any computer virus or other malware that could in any way affect the operation of the Service or any related Website. You may not Use a false e-mail address, pretend to be someone other than Yourself, or otherwise mislead Us or third-parties as to the origin of any comments. You are solely responsible for any comments You make and their accuracy. We take no responsibility and assume no liability for any comments posted by You or any third-party.

General

  1. You are not entitled to assign or transfer any of Your rights or obligations under these Terms and Conditions.
  2. If any provision, or any part of any provision, in these Terms and Conditions is held by any court of competent jurisdiction to be illegal, invalid, void or unenforceable for any reason than that provision, or part provision, shall be treated as having been deleted. The remainder of these Terms and Conditions shall continue to apply.
  3. Neither You nor Us shall be liable for any failure to perform any obligation under these Terms and Conditions which is due to circumstances beyond Your or Our reasonable control.
  4. The failure by You or Us to exercise or enforce any right or obligation under these Terms and Conditions, shall not be deemed to be a waiver of that right or obligation, nor shall it operate to bar the exercise or enforcement of it at any time or times thereafter.
  5. The Contracts (Rights of Third Parties) Act 1999 shall not apply to these Terms and Conditions.
  6. These Terms and Conditions shall be governed by the laws of England and You agree to submit to the non-exclusive jurisdiction of the English courts.
  7. You agree not to reproduce, duplicate, copy, sell, resell or exploit any portion of the Service, Use of the Service, or access to the Service or any contact on the Website through which the service is provided, without express written permission by Us.
  8. You may not Use Our products for any illegal or unauthorised purpose nor may You, in the Use of the Service, violate any laws in Your jurisdiction (including but not limited to copyright laws).
  9. You must not transmit any worms or viruses or any code of a destructive nature.

Requirements To Dive

  1. You may not participate in any in-water activities without a satisfactorily completed Diver Pack. This includes:
    1. The Fifth Point Learning Agreement;
    2. RSTC Medical Statement ;
      • The RSTC Medical Statement requires physician’s approval should the answer to any statement be “yes” OR for participation in a Professional Level Course
      • Failure to declare medical conditions in accordance with the PADI Medical Statement, or the discovery of new medical conditions during a course will result in a temporary suspension from in-water activities until medical clearance is received.
      • Failure to seek timely physician’s approval prior to commencing a course which results in a delay to scheduling will incur a £60.00 Missed Session Fee.
    3. PADI Statement of Risk and Liability;
    4. PADI Non-Agency Acknowledgement Form;
    5. PADI Standard Safe Diving Practices Statement of Understanding;
    6. and any other course specific PADI forms and/or paperwork.
  2. All inexperienced divers must be supervised by a Fifth Point Team Member.
    1. Generally, a Technical Certified diver, a Divemaster or Instructor will be considered experienced and will not need supervision. However, divers will be assessed individually.
    2. Should You hold a recreational level qualification but have completed over 100 dives in UK conditions and can demonstrate the appropriate level of safety and awareness You may be permitted to dive in an unsupervised buddy team at the discretion of the Dive Supervisor.
  3. Neither The company, its employees or contractors can be held responsible for damage to or loss of any personal equipment caused prior to, during or after any diving activities.
  4. You agree to abide by the rules and decisions of The Fifth Point, it’s staff and subcontractors in all in-water and training matters.
  5. The Fifth Point is a no-touch, no-take operation. You must avoid contact with the bottom as much as possible. You must not touch or collect marine life, wreck or historical artefacts. You are encouraged to remove any marine debris You come across where safe to do so.
  6. The Fifth Point reserves the right to refuse Your dive should You flaunt safe diving practises or show no care for the environment.

Courses, Workshops & Tank Sessions

Fees

  1. Experience sessions (PADI Discover Scuba Diving, Bubblemaker and Seal Team), PADI ReActivate, Workshops and Tank Sessions must be paid in full upon booking.
  2. PADI Recreational Courses (Open Water, Advanced Open Water, Rescue and all Specialty Courses) require a minimum £200.00 deposit to secure booking for the respective first course session.
  3. PADI Divemaster Programmes and Instructor Specialty Courses must be paid in full upon booking.
  4. PADI Instructor Development Courses require a minimum £800.00 deposit to secure booking.
  5. Excluding Experience sessions, the receipt of deposit and booking will release Your course materials.
    1. Once Your course materials have been allocated, this element cannot be refunded.
    2. Postage will be charged if materials are to be sent out.
    3. PADI Digital Materials will be provided within 48 hours from the time of booking.
  6. All PADI training is valid for 12 months from the last documented training session. If your training extends beyond this period, You will be required to pay for the course in full to continue.
  7. Delays caused to courses by Your failure to complete The Fifth Point Diver Pack and/or RTSC Medical Statement will incur a £60.00 Missed Session Fee.
  8. Your certification will be withheld if Your course balance is not paid in full.
  9. Any charges incurred during the course will result in suspension of Your training and the withholding of certification until paid in full.

Session Cancellation

  1. You must give at least 48 hours’ notice if cancelling a session.
    1. Late cancellations or no shows will be charged a £60.00 Missed Session Fee.
  2. Should You attend a scheduled session and choose not to partake, You will be charged a £60.00 Missed Session Fee.
  3. The Fifth Point will inform You of any changes or cancellations with as much notice as possible.
    1. Where The Fifth Point has changed or cancelled a session, there will be no session charges incurred. The Fifth Point will make every effort to rearrange as soon as possible.
    2. If the weather or any other circumstances beyond the control of The Fifth Point cause the course to be delayed, changed or cancelled, no liability can be accepted by the aforesaid parties for consequential loss, damage or any expense incurred.
  4. If Students fail to meet the course Performance Requirements The Fifth Point will do everything they can, within reason, to help the student overcome the barrier. This includes:
    1. Additional classroom sessions at no extra cost
    2. Up to three additional Training Tank Sessions at no extra cost. Further required sessions will be charged at £60.00.
    3. One additional Open Water Dive at no extra cost. Further required sessions will be charged at £90.00
    4. If You wish to discontinue training outside of the cancellation period, You shall pay Us an amount which is in proportion to what has been performed plus any additional scheduled components, until You have communicated to Us Your cancellation of the contract, in comparison with the full coverage of the contract.

Equipment

  1. Equipment hire is included in Your courses, workshops and/or tank sessions.
  2. You are responsible for the care of all hired equipment You use and are solely responsible for any damages or losses.
  3. All damages and losses will be charged at cost.

Shore Dives

Fees

  1. Shore Dives must be paid in full upon booking.
  2. Your space is not guaranteed until we have received full payment. Indicating “going” on a Facebook event (or similar) does not represent a booking.
  3. Subscription Members must book Your space directly with The Fifth Point. Your booking is only secure once You have received written confirmation.

Procedures

  1. When diving at open water dive sites, You must:
    1. Complete all shore cover paperwork
    2. Listen carefully to all briefings
    3. Check both the quality and quantity of gas in any scuba tank(s)
    4. Conduct pre-dive safety checks and buddy checks before entering the water
    5. Report to shore cover before entering the water
    6. Report to shore cover upon returning from the water
    7. Follow the instructions of Your dive guide
    8. Adhere to timings
    9. Follow all Standard Safe Diving Practises
    10. It is Your responsibility to ensure You are fit for diving on any given day and the planned dives are within Your experience, training and comfort levels.

Session Cancellation

  1. You must give at least 48 hours’ notice if cancelling a Shore Dive.
    1. Late cancellations or no shows will be charged in full.
    2. Late cancellations or no shows from Subscription Members will forfeit the relevant credit for that diving day.
  2. Should You attend a Shore Dive and choose not to partake
    1. You will be charged in full.
    2. Subscription Members will forfeit the relevant credit for that diving day.
  3. The Fifth Point will inform You of any changes or cancellations with as much notice as possible.
    1. Where The Fifth Point has cancelled a Shore Dive,
      • There will be no charges incurred. The Fifth Point will make every effort to rearrange as soon as possible and if this is not suitable for You, We will refund You in full.
      • You are invited to attend the backup social event where listed. (Some incur additional costs for participation.)
      • Subscription Members will carry over the relevant credit for that diving day to be used at some other time in that month.
    2. If the weather or any other circumstances beyond the control of The Fifth Point cause the Shore Dive to be delayed, changed or cancelled, no liability can be accepted by the aforesaid parties for consequential loss, damage or any expense incurred.

Equipment

  1. Equipment hire is included in Your Tour+ Experience Package or Subscription Membership only.
  2. Individual items are available to hire if required.
  3. You are responsible for the care of all hired equipment You use and are solely responsible for any damages or losses.
  4. All damages and losses will be charged at cost.

Boat Dives

Fees

  1. Boat Dives must be paid in full upon booking.
  2. Your space is not guaranteed until We have received full payment. Indicating “going” on a Facebook event (or similar) does not represent a booking.

Procedures

  1. When diving at open water dive sites, You must:
    1. Complete all shore cover paperwork
    2. Listen carefully to all briefings
    3. Check both the quality and quantity of gas in any scuba tank(s)
    4. Conduct pre-dive safety checks and buddy checks before entering the water
    5. Report to shore cover before entering the water
    6. Report to shore cover upon returning from the water
    7. Follow the instructions of Your dive guide
    8. Adhere to timings
    9. Follow all Standard Safe Diving Practises
    10. It is Your responsibility to ensure You are fit for diving on any given day and the planned dives are within Your experience, training and comfort levels.

Session Cancellation

  1. You must give at least 5 days’ notice if cancelling a Boat Dive.
    1. Late cancellations or no shows will be charged in full.
    2. Late cancellations or no shows from Subscription Members will also forfeit the relevant credit for that diving day.
  2. Should You attend a Boat Dive and choose not to partake
    1. You will be charged in full.
    2. Subscription Members will also forfeit the relevant credit for that diving day.
  3. The Fifth Point will inform You of any changes or cancellations with as much notice as possible.
    1. The Fifth Point reserves the right to change sites or vessels without notice due to weather, safety, suitability or any other reason.
    2. Where The Fifth Point has cancelled a Boat Dive,
      • There will be no charges incurred. We will refund You in full.
      • Subscription Members will carry over the relevant credit for that diving day to be used at some other time in that month.
    3. If the weather or any other circumstances beyond the control of The Fifth Point cause the Shore Dive to be delayed, changed or cancelled, no liability can be accepted by the aforesaid parties for consequential loss, damage or any expense incurred.

Equipment

  1. Equipment hire is included in Your Tour+ Experience Package or Subscription Membership only.
  2. Individual items are available to hire if required.
  3. We will provide all equipment to members at the dive site.
  4. It is Your responsibility to ensure equipment is in good working order.
  5. You are responsible for the care of all hired equipment You use and are solely responsible for any damages or losses.
  6. All damages and losses will be charged at cost.

Trips

UK Destinations

  1. We must receive a deposit as stated in the trip details in order to secure Your booking.
  2. Deposits are non-refundable.
  3. Full payment is required 4 weeks prior to departure.
  4. You must give at least 30 days’ notice if cancelling a trip.
    1. Late cancellations or no shows will be charged in full.

Other Destinations

  1. You are subject to the Terms and Conditions set out by our trip provider.

Snorkel Safaris

Fees

  1. Snorkel Safaris must be paid in full upon booking.

Procedures

  1. When snorkelling at open water dive sites, You must:
    1. Complete all shore cover paperwork
    2. Listen carefully to all briefings
    3. Conduct buddy checks before entering the water
    4. Report to shore cover before entering the water
    5. Report to shore cover upon returning from the water
    6. Follow the instructions of Your guide
    7. Adhere to timings
    8. It is Your responsibility to ensure You are fit for snorkelling on any given day and the planned safaris are within Your experience, training and comfort levels.

Session Cancellation

  1. You must give at least 14 days notice if cancelling a Safari.
    1. Late cancellations or no shows will be charged in full.
  2. Should You attend a Snorkel Safari and choose not to partake, You will be charged in full.
  3. The Fifth Point will inform You of any changes or cancellations with as much notice as possible.
    1. Where The Fifth Point has cancelled a Safari, there will be no charges incurred. The Fifth Point will make every effort to rearrange as soon as possible and if this is not suitable for You, We will refund You in full.
    2. If the weather or any other circumstances beyond the control of The Fifth Point cause the Safari to be delayed, changed or cancelled, no liability can be accepted by the aforesaid parties for consequential loss, damage or any expense incurred.

Equipment

  1. Equipment hire is included in Your Snorkel Safari.
  2. You are responsible for the care of all hired equipment You use and are solely responsible for any damages or losses.
  3. All damages and losses will be charged at cost.

Diver Subscription

MEMBERSHIP

  1. The Fifth Point reserves the right to vary the benefits associated with each level of membership.
    1. Typically, these will be reviewed during December each year with all changes being communicated via email.
    2. It is the responsibility of the customer to ensure that their full benefits are received.
  2. Members may change their membership level at any time.
    1. Requests to change subscription must be received two weeks prior to the direct debit payment date.
  3. Members have the option to “pause” their subscription. Monthly payments will reduce to £10.00.
    1. During this time, the member will lose all wet benefits (equipment hire, guiding, tank sessions etc) but will retain dry benefits (retail discount, training discount, Facebook group access, social invites etc).
    2. Requests to pause subscription must be received two weeks prior to the direct debit payment date.
    3. Full subscription will automatically resume the following month.

DIVING

  1. Members will be required to renew their Diver Pack including RSTC Medical Statement every 12 months.
    1. If within the 12-month period the member’s health changes resulting in adjustments to any of the questions in the document, a new statement must be completed, and doctor’s approval sought if required.
  2. The Fifth Point follows all relevant HSE Diving regulations and all relevant PADI Standards.
    1. Risk assessments and Dive Evaluations are conducted prior to each dive.
    2. All decisions are based on diver safety and comfort.
    3. If it is deemed that a dive must be cancelled, The Fifth Point will notify members at the earliest possible time.
      1. Members will be refunded subscription credit for any cancelled dives, activities etc.
  3. When diving at open water dive sites, members must:
    1. Complete all shore cover paperwork
    2. Report to shore cover before entering the water
    3. Report to shore cover upon returning from the water
    4. Follow the instructions of their dive guide
    5. Adhere to timings
    6. Follow all Standard Safe Diving Practises
  4. It is the responsibility of the member to ensure they are fit for diving on any given day and the planned dives are within their experience, training and comfort levels.

EQUIPMENT RENTAL

  1. Equipment rental is subject to availability. Members must pre-book their equipment rental.
  2. Members wishing to cancel booked equipment rental must do so at least 48 hours prior to the dive.
    1. Late cancellation will incur loss of credit for the equipment rental.
  3. Equipment rental is only available to members who are diving with The Fifth Point.
    1. The Fifth Point will provide all equipment to members at the dive site.
    2. Members are not permitted to use rental equipment when not under supervision of The Fifth Point
  4. It is the responsibility of Members to ensure equipment is in good working order.
    1. Members must conduct pre-dive safety checks and buddy checks before entering the water.
    2. Members are responsible for checking both the quality and quantity of gas in any scuba tank(s).
  5. The Member agrees to reimburse The Fifth Point for the loss or breakage of any and all equipment at the current replacement value.

GUIDED DIVES

  1. Guided dives are subject to availability. Members must pre-book their guided dives.
  2. Members wishing to cancel booked guided dives must do so at least 48 hours prior to the dive.
    1. Late cancellation will incur loss of credit for the dive.

TANK SESSIONS

  1. Tank sessions are limited to 1-hour water time and must start and end promptly at the agreed times.
  2. Tank sessions are subject to availability. Members must pre-book their tank sessions.
  3. Members wishing to cancel booked tank sessions must do so at least 48 hours prior to the session.
    1. Late cancellation will incur loss of credit for the session.
  4. Tank sessions include full equipment rental and are subject to the same terms and conditions as listed in the Equipment Rental section.
  5. Tank sessions are supervised by surface support. In water tuition/buddy support can be requested but may incur additional costs.

RETAIL DISCOUNTS

  1. Discount is available on the recommended retail price of goods purchased at The Honest Diver Supply Co.
    1. This discount is NOT available on goods which are already discounted from the recommended retail price, nor on equipment servicing.

PADI COURSE DISCOUNTS

  1. Discount is available on the published price of courses.
    1. This discount is NOT available on courses which are already discounted from the published price, nor courses provided by a third party.

FACEBOOK GROUP

  1. Members agree to conduct themselves appropriately online.
    1. Instances of abuse, racism, slander etc will not be tolerated.
  2. Members will be removed from the group if admins deem their behaviour inappropriate.

PRIORITY BOOKING

  1. Members will receive notification via the closed Facebook Group of dives, environmental activities, trips etc. at least 2 weeks before events are published on Facebook Page or The Fifth Point website.

SOCIALS

  1. Monthly socials will be announced in the closed Facebook Group.
  2. The Fifth Point take no responsibility for members during social events.

This agreement is a release of the Member’s rights to sue for injuries or death resulting from the rental and/or use of The Fifth Point equipment. The Member expressly assumes all risks of skin and/or scuba diving related in any way to the rental and/or use of this equipment.

This agreement is a release of the Member’s rights to sue for injuries or death resulting from supervision and/or guiding during skin and/or scuba diving activities. The Member expressly assumes all risks of skin and/or scuba diving.

The Member also understands that The Fifth Point and its employees, owners, officers or agents, shall not be held liable or responsible in any way for any injury, death or other damages to the member or his/her family, heirs, or assigns which may occur as a result of skin and/or scuba diving activity