| August 2016
|| 5.1 (c ) – Addition of U19 and Reserve Men and Women event categories.
5.1 (f) – Addition of Surf Hazard Rating procedures.
5.2.7 (a) – Addition of Note to describe alternate finish arrangements when video cameras are used.
| August 2017
||5.2.1.(c ) – Distance to buoys changed to 350m. 5.5.5 (a) – This section has been amended to clarify that either the incoming or outgoing competitor may affect the tag. Figure 18 – Change of distance for standard boat race to 350m for all categories including Masters.
| October 2017
||5.1 (a) – Addition of a note clarifying the qualifications required to be a sweep oarsman in competition. 5.1 © Note 6 and 5.5.1 (a) – Amendments to clarify that 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).
| July 2018
|| 5.1 © Note 7 – A new note has been added to formalise the alternate rules that apply to participation in age categories in boat events that apply at the Australian Surf Life Saving Championships. Addition of an Appendix B to include reference to Use of SLSA Equipment Policy 1.02, surf boats and to reflect the current location of SLSA Surf Boat Specifications.