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Swim Buoy - New Wave Open Water Swim Buoy - Medium (15 Liter) - TPU Orange

New Wave Open Water Swim Buoy - Medium (15 Liter) w/ Drybag - Nylon TPU Orange

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New Wave Open Water Swim Buoy - Medium (15 liter) - TPU Orange

New Wave Open Water Swim Buoy provides: 

    1. Visibility in Open Water. The brightly-colored New Wave Swim Buoy is exceptionally noticeable to boaters, jet skis, paddlers, surfers and some say, can be visible from space. Improve your visibility to avoid getting decapitated by a jet ski or a speed boat. Swimmers in black wetsuits are virtually invisible in the open water - New Wave Swim Buoy will display your prominently in the murky waters of the Loch Ness Lake - even the Loch Ness Monster will not confuse you for a tasty harbor seal or scrumptious sea cow or manatee.
    2. Safe Place to Float and Rest. Because of the natural buoyancy, the New Wave Swim buoy can be used as a flotation device. You have reassurance that in case you cramp up or simply need rest, you are able to grab the float.
    3. Very light to bring with you on a paddleboard or kayak trip. While the New Wave Swim Buoy does not replace personal floatation device (PFD) or a swim life vest, widely used by kayakers and standup paddle boarders (SUP's), the New Wave Swim Buoy is very lightweight (only 10 oz) to bring along for a refreshing swim workout in the open water. Add a bike blinker inside the float and your aqua-visibility quadruples or maybe even quintuples!
    4. Storage of Personal Items. The New Wave Swim Buoy is useful in point to point swims. Fastened to your waist by a belt with a tether line, the New Wave Swim Buoy has a storage compartment that is separate from the Inflatable Air Chamber. What do our athletes put in the buoy? Sunglasses, sunscreen, body glide, extra cap and goggles, running shoes, socks and clothes, diving mask, snorkel, camera, water shoes, iPod, book, snacks, water, gels, cash, credit cards, insurance card, car keys, cell phone, heart-rate monitor, asthma inhaler or allergy medicine, survival kit or a first-aid medical kit, and this list can go on. What would you take with you on a water-journey?
    5. Improved Monitoring of Athletes. If you want to keep an eye on your buddies or loved ones, or make sure that other swimmers are still in the race, spectators, officials, and lifeguards alike will appreciate the ability to see the swimmers from afar. If you put your cell phone in a Ziploc bag (just in case water was to get into the storage compartment), you can have your phone sharing your GPS location via MapMyRun or RunKeeper or Garmin Connect apps too to track exactly how far you swam AND to broadcast your location in the water for your friends to monitor the progress of your swim remotely.

    What is Nylon TPU Material? 

    • Dimensions for Medium (23" x 10")
    • Capacity: 15L (Medium)
    • Suggested for swimmers up to and under 190 pounds
    • Inflatable Swim Buoy Swim Float Dry Bag


    Frequently asked questions:

    1.  Question: What is the difference between Medium (15L) and Large (20L) buoy? 

    • Medium-15L (23" x 10") is suggested for swimmers up to 190 pounds. 
    • Large-20L (25" x 12") is suggested for swimmers over 190 pounds, or for those who want to carry more gear.
    2. Question: Will the DRY bag compartment keep my cell phone DRY
    AnswerNO, the dry bag is NOT WATERPROOF. Protect your CELL PHONE and electronic CAR KEYS by placing them into WATERPROOF CASE (not provided). You can also Saran-wrap your cell phone 4 times before placing it in the dry bag. 
    How to Use: 

    Q: What is TPU-Coated Nylon Fabric? A: This New Wave Swim Buoy is made of high-performance Nylon that is coated with TPU (Thermoplastic PolyUrethane). While the conventional swim buoys are made of PVC fabric, this TPU-coated Nylon (TPU-Nylon) has enhanced tear and abrasion strength and is unaffected by sunscreen oils and chemicals like chlorine. TPU-Nylon will not degrade with outdoor exposure to bacteria and UV solar radiation. TPU-Nylon is recyclable. 

    Specifications for New Wave Swim Buoy 15L Medium (24" x 10"). Suggested for swimmers under 190 pounds. Buoyant force of 9 KG or 20 LBS. 

    Specs for New Wave Swim Buoy 20L Large (26” x 12”). Suggested for Swimmers over 190 pounds. Buoyant force of 15 KG or 33 LBS.


      Customer Reviews

      Based on 8 reviews
      Coach Chris Newport
      Best, Most Visible, Easy to Wear Swim Buoy for triathletes

      As both a coach and an athlete, I love New Wave Swim Buoys! They are super fast and easy to blow up manually and easy to deflate as well. When I'm swimming, it doesn't create excess drag and can be easily adjusted to fit properly. As a coach, I can easily see my athletes/swimmers who are wearing these, even from 1/2 mile away, which makes them easy to spot for other lake/water traffic too.

      Ashley Crocker
      Perfect Swim Buddy!

      My open water swimming friends all have this buoy and they love it. I’m in that same camp. Buoy is great. Well built. Makes me feel safer in the ocean and is extra cool because I can carry my stuff. Got the dry pouch as well which has been perfect.
      Shipped fast and came in with no issues. Plus I got some extra swag!
      Highly recommend.

      Safety plus

      The bigger size that can be used for resting and has fabric exterior definitely worth extra few bucks. Increasing my visibility with the bright orange helps me relax and just enjoy the swimming. Glad I treated myself!

      Alice Keeney
      Excellent Safety Aid

      I bought the combination swim buoy and phone case as a gift for a relative. She has not used it yet.
      The combo of swim buoy and phone case I got for my husband a year ago and he has not been swimming in a pond. He recovered last year from a near fatal swim accident and now not swimming. Some swimmers fear that buoy attracts sharks (orange/yellow). Is this true???

      J Lo
      Reviews are right- perfect swim buoy

      Since covid closed all the pools, my sister and I swim in this huge estuary several times per week. Other swimmers have found this spot, too, and many of them have swim buoys.
      We realized we needed visibility, too, for ourselves and our fellow swimmers. I researched and New Wave got top ratings. We got the buoy with storage so our keys can come with us (no more hiding them on the beach). Like the reviews said, little to no drag, even in chop, easy to inflate, and very durable thus far. Plus we ordered direct from mfr and they arrived very fast. (Take that, Jeff Bezos!)

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