Updated July 20, 2018 by Sam Kraft

The 9 Best Boat Buoys

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We spent 21 hours on research, videography, and editing, to review the top choices for this wiki. When you’re spending some quality time out on the water — whether sailing, fishing or simply boating for pleasure — sometimes mooring is a better, more convenient option than standard anchoring. These buoys, which are typically shaped like a ball, will serve as a landmark for your vessel’s location in deep waters or in areas where you don’t want to damage underwater coral. When users buy our independently chosen editorial picks, we may earn commissions to support our work. Skip to the best boat buoy on Amazon.

9. Extreme Max Slalom

8. Airhead FloatFloat

7. Taylor Made Tuff End

6. Polyform A Series

5. Taylor Made Pickup

4. Dock Edge Commercial

3. Taylor Made Mast

2. Atwood Anchor

1. Taylor Made Sur-Moor


Sam Kraft
Last updated on July 20, 2018 by Sam Kraft

In addition to his corporate career as a marketing and communications professional in Chicago, Sam runs a popular blog that focuses on the city’s flourishing craft beer and brewery scene. He received his degree in journalism from DePaul University (which spurred his interest in freelance writing) and has since spent years developing expertise in copywriting, digital marketing and public relations. A lifetime of fishing, hiking and camping trips has left him well-versed in just about any outdoors-related topic, and over several years spent working in the trades during his youth, he accumulated a wealth of knowledge about tools and machinery. He’s a travel junkie, a health and fitness enthusiast, and an avid biker.


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