(a) Water finish – The team is deemed to have finished once any part of the hull of the IRB crosses the finish line from the seaward side between the two finishing flags/poles.
(b) Curved beach start – Crews are positioned to take into account the curved nature of the beach.
(c ) Curved beach finish – The driver shall be required to run up to the start/finish line and raise the team’s beach position flag above their head whilst remaining on their feet.
(d) Electronic finish – The driver shall activate an electronic device at the start/finish line to register the finish and, be on their feet when the device is activated.