(a) This event shall be conducted over a course which shall include a Swim leg and a Surf Board leg.
(b) Team composition – Teams shall comprise a Patient and a Board Rescuer.
(c) Losing control of patient and/or board – The rescuer may lose control/contact with the board on the way to their turning buoy without penalty. The rescuer and patient may lose contact with the board on the return journey. However, both the rescuer and patient must be in contact with the board when crossing the finish line.
(d) Replacing of boards – a handler or club members shall be permitted to assist in replacing equipment during an event, but only to the extent of placing the nose of the replacement board on or behind the start line.