(a) Competitors are not permitted to use any electronic communication devices (either attached to a craft or to their person) from the commencement of, to the completion of a race.

Note: Surf Boat Sweep Coach Mentors, Assessors and Level 3 Coaches may, with the support of the appointed Boat Panel, make application to the Referee to utilise electronic communication devices at non-championship competitions to further mentor boat sweeps to gain competency in surf conditions, provided that such mentoring does not extend to “competing unfairly”.

(b)Team Officials, Managers, Coaches, Competitors and other team participants are not permitted to listen in on the radio frequencies or other communication devices used by officials to judge events. Such actions may be considered to be a breach of the SLSA Code of Fair Play.