(a) Board and Ski Relay events shall be conducted under the general rules of the Surf Board and Surf Ski events.
(b) Teams shall consist of three competitors.
(c) Team members may use the same craft. No member of a team shall be permitted to complete more than one leg of a race.
(d) The first and third competitor in each team shall commence from the team’s drawn starting position. However, the drawn starting position is reversed for the second competitor in each team. For example, in a 16 competitor race in which a team has drawn position No.1; the first competitor in the team commences from position No.1, the second team member commences from position No. 16 and the third team member from position No.1.
(e) Control of craft – A competitor can lose control or contact with their craft on the way out, provided they regain the craft and round the last course buoy in contact with the craft. A competitor must paddle their ski (including paddle) or board (as applicable) around the last course buoy and shall not be disqualified if they lose control or contact with their craft after the last course buoy on the return journey.