Turn Buoy

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A triangular pyramid buoy or a tetrahedron buoy used in open water swimming. A turn buoy on the Big Shoulders course in Lake Michigan
noun - Turn buoy is a distinctively marked or colored float in the water, anchored to mark the course for swimmers. Turn buoys are directional in nature and must be passed on a specific side of the body as race instructions dictate.

There are four turn buoys throughout the race course that the swimmers must go around to finish.

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Origin

1425–75; late ME boye a float

Synonyms

can, float

Types of Turn Buoys

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