turning buoy

turning buoy

[′tərn·iŋ ‚bȯi]
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A buoy marking a turn, as in a channel.
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At the final turning buoy he was joint leader but after the turn found himself in the middle of the pack and was pushed out of the lead to finish 10th with Commonwealth bronze medallist Dan Fogg in 18th ahead of Davies, who finished in 26th, four places ahead of the final Britain Thomas Sunter.
But Swansea-based swimmer Tom Allen, who hails from North Wales, secured his place after being the leading British man home in the qualification race in Israel as he finished 10th after leading at the final turning buoy.
The PC 1 loading section consists of a 120,000 ton storage barge moored to a turning buoy which serves tankers of up to 70,000 dwt.
Davies continued his dominance of the race until the final turning buoy where Dyatchin managed to just push past him to take the lead as they entered the final 500m.
The PC 1 loading section at Ashtart consists of a 120,000 ton storage barge moored to a turning buoy which serves tankers of up to 70,000 dwt.