(a) Relay teams shall consist of three crews. These crews shall be one (any age or grade) male crew, one (any age or grade) female crew and a U/19 (not gender specific) crew.
Note: A member is permitted to compete in SLSA surf boat competition when they are in the U17 age category (i.e. upon reaching 15 years of age as at 30 September in a competition year).

(b) Rowers are permitted to row only in one leg of the relay race.

(c) Sweeps may participate in more than one leg of the race. A rower may row in one leg and sweep other legs of the event.

(d) Crews are permitted to row in any order.

(e) The General Rules of Racing as described in Section 5.1 (Surf Boat Events – General Conditions) shall apply except where varied by these rules.
Note: The rules for “double dipping” by crews/individuals as described in Section 5.1 do not apply to participation in the Surf Boat Relay event.