The Course Supervisor(s), if appointed, shall:

(a) Be responsible to the Referee, or Area or Sectional Referee for the safe, proper and fair layout of courses.

(b) in conjunction with the ARRO, Assess the prevailing and expected on-beach and in-water beach conditions for the duration of competition including available beach and sand, tides, current, swell, wind conditions and any other pertinent issues.

(c) Work with the Power Craft Coordinator and other appointed personnel to supervise the laying of and adjustment of in-water courses prior to and during competition to ensure, as far as practicable, compliance with event conditions and to provide for safe, proper, fair and equal racing conditions for all competitors.

(d) Supervise the setting and adjustment of beach and lifesaving event courses and on-beach courses relating to in-water events to provide, as far as practicable, safe, fair and equal racing conditions for all competitors.

(e) Liaise with competitors and/or competitor panels (e.g. Surf Boat Panel), Liaison Officers and other personnel regarding course conditions.

(f) Be aware at all times of the safety and welfare of competitors, officials and other personnel involved in the competition and immediately report any concerns to the Referee their delegate and/or the Area Risk and Response Officer. If the matter is a catastrophic event the official may order an immediate suspension of competition in their area and immediately escalate the matter to the Referee and/or their Area Referee and/or the SEMC.