Guide Buoy

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Turn buoy on the Big Shoulders course in front of 3 smaller white guide buoys
noun - Guide buoy is a distinctively marked or colored float in the water along the race course, anchored to provide navigational guidance for open water swimmers and triathletes. Guide buoys may be passed on either side of the body.

The swimmers were helped by having the guide buoys along the course.

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[edit] Origin

1425–75; late ME boye a float].

[edit] Synonyms

Can, Float.

[edit] Types of Guide Buoys

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