Skip to content Skip to navigation menu
Live Chat

TAYLOR MADE
Tuff End™ Round Fenders

Tough enough to meet the punishing demands of the commercial marine industry

Wide, round fenders are useful in raft-ups where boats are constantly moving. Favored by commercial fishermen for their durability and generous diameter. Thickly walled marine-grade vinyl stays soft and flexible throughout its long life. Solid-eye rope hole is contoured to prevent chafe. Trivalve™ for easy inflation with football needle or compressor. Shipped deflated. One-year warranty.

Product Models
Description WM Model # MFG Part # Availability Price Quantity  
Tuff End Round Fender, 9" Dia., 28" Circum., 1-1/16" Hole Dia., White 253732 1140
In stock online.

$44.99

Add to My List
Tuff End Round Fender, 12" Dia., 38" Circum., 1-1/16" Hole Dia., White 253724 1143
In stock online.

$47.99

Add to My List
Tuff End Round Fender, 15" Dia., 47" Circum., 1-1/2" Hole Dia., White 253740 1146
In stock online.

$59.99

Add to My List
Tuff End Round Fender, 18" Dia., 57" Circum., 1-1/2" Hole Dia., White 514862 1149
In stock online.

$94.99

Add to My List
Tuff End Round Fender, 21" Dia., 66" Circum., 1-1/2" Hole Dia., White 2501625 1152
In stock online.

$137.99

Add to My List
Tuff End Round Fender, 27" Dia., 85" Circum., 1-1/2" Hole Dia., White 2501658 1155
In stock online.

$177.99

Add to My List
Tuff End Round Fender, 34" Dia., 107" Circum., 1-1/2" Hole Dia., White 5400882 1157
In stock online.

$329.99

Add to My List
Tuff End Round Fender, 34" Dia., 107" Circum., 1-1/2" Hole Dia., Orange 5400890 601157
In stock online.

$299.99

Add to My List
Tuff End Round Fender, 9" Dia., 28" Circum., 1-1/16" Hole Dia., Orange 272948 61140
In stock online.

$43.99

Add to My List
Tuff End Round Fender, 12" Dia., 38" Circum., 1-1/16" Hole Dia., Orange 161695 61143
In stock online.

$47.99

Add to My List
Tuff End Round Fender, 15" Dia., 47" Circum., 1-1/2" Hole Dia., Orange 161703 61146
In stock online.

$59.99

Add to My List
Tuff End Round Fender, 18" Dia., 57" Circum., 1-1/2" Hole Dia., Orange 161711 61149
In stock online.

$94.99

Add to My List
Tuff End Round Fender, 21" Dia., 66" Circum., 1-1/2" Hole Dia., Orange 4781779 61152
In stock online.

$137.99

Add to My List
Tuff End Round Fender, 27" Dia., 85" Circum., 1-1/2" Hole Dia., Orange 864545 61155
In stock online.

$177.99

Add to My List

Product Description

Tough enough to meet the punishing demands of the commercial marine industry

Wide, round fenders are useful in raft-ups where boats are constantly moving. Favored by commercial fishermen for their durability and generous diameter. Thickly walled marine-grade vinyl stays soft and flexible throughout its long life. Solid-eye rope hole is contoured to prevent chafe. Trivalve™ for easy inflation with football needle or compressor. Shipped deflated. One-year warranty.

Specs

West Advisor

The West Advisor articles have answered boaters' questions and provided solutions to boating problems for more than 20 years. West Marine has compiled one of the Web's most comprehensive collections of technical boating information articles.

REVIEW SNAPSHOT®

by PowerReviews
Taylor MadeTuff End Round Fenders
 
4.1

(based on 30 reviews)

Ratings Distribution

  • 5 Stars

     

    (14)

  • 4 Stars

     

    (9)

  • 3 Stars

     

    (4)

  • 2 Stars

     

    (1)

  • 1 Stars

     

    (2)

83%

of respondents would recommend this to a friend.

Pros

  • Reliable (22)
  • Easy to use (18)
  • Safe (16)
  • Holds boat securely (9)
  • Easy to install (7)

Cons

No Cons

Best Uses

  • Docks (18)
  • Large boats (13)
  • Small boats (10)
  • Open water (6)
    • Reviewer Profile:
    • Advanced (14), Casual/ recreational (13)
    • Was this a gift?:
    • No (7)

Most Liked Positive Review

 

Ideal for raft-ups

These are ideal for raft-ups. you will gain much more protection from two boats colliding with these in between. They are very large and not easy to store on board but if you plan...Read complete review

These are ideal for raft-ups. you will gain much more protection from two boats colliding with these in between. They are very large and not easy to store on board but if you plan to raft-up I would never leave dock without them.

VS

Most Liked Negative Review

 

Printed advice from mfr would help

I inflated my two new fenders several weeks before I used them in a real-world setting and let them sit in the house to see if they would retain air. They both lost air,...Read complete review

I inflated my two new fenders several weeks before I used them in a real-world setting and let them sit in the house to see if they would retain air. They both lost air, so I refilled several times with the same result: A slow deflation. I submerged in water, finally, and discovered leak was at fill hole. It occurred to me to turn the air inlet plug clockwise with a screwdriver, since it is designed to receive a phillips head driver. It indeed need to be tightened slightly and that seems to have solved the leak. A simple printed statement by the manufacturer explaining this procedure could have accompanied the product and would have prevented needless anxiety about possibly having to return the product. I almost did return it but it would have been an unnecessary return of a functioning product, at least so far (day 4 and they are still inflated).

Reviewed by 30 customers

Displaying reviews 1-10

Back to top

Previous | Next »

 
1.0

I was not able to get this inflated properly

By MPB

from Lakewood Ohio

Verified Buyer

Pros

  • Reliable

Cons

    Best Uses

      Comments about Tuff End Round Fenders:

      would not inflate

      (1 of 1 customers found this review helpful)

       
      4.0

      good quality

      By fred roesch

      from Miami, fl

      About Me Casual/ Recreational

      Verified Buyer

      Pros

      • Easy To Install
      • Easy To Use
      • Holds Boat Securely
      • Reliable

      Cons

        Best Uses

        • Docks

        Comments about Tuff End Round Fenders:

        protects my boat from the aluminum ladder on the dock

        • Was this a gift?:
        • No
         
        4.0

        Replacement fender

        By Mike

        from Manteo,NC

        About Me Casual/ Recreational

        Verified Reviewer

        Pros

        • Reliable
        • Safe

        Cons

          Best Uses

          • Docks

          Comments about Tuff End Round Fenders:

          Used to keep boat from banging into pilings

          • Was this a gift?:
          • No
           
          5.0

          Like round fenders

          By Mike

          from Manteo,NC

          About Me Casual/ Recreational

          Verified Buyer

          Pros

          • Easy To Install
          • Easy To Use
          • Reliable

          Cons

          • moves out of position

          Best Uses

          • Docks

          Comments about Tuff End Round Fenders:

          Keep boat from banging against docks

          • Was this a gift?:
          • No
           
          4.0

          It's a fender...

          By Emil

          from Seattle

          About Me Advanced

          Verified Buyer

          Pros

          • Easy To Install
          • Easy To Use
          • Reliable
          • Safe

          Cons

            Best Uses

            • Docks
            • Large Boats

            Comments about Tuff End Round Fenders:

            It's a fender, it works. Simple as that.

            • Was this a gift?:
            • No

            (1 of 1 customers found this review helpful)

             
            2.0

            Fine if already filled.

            By Captain Keith

            from san diego

            About Me Advanced

            Verified Buyer

            Pros

            • Holds Boat Securely
            • Safe

            Cons

            • Very hard to fill

            Best Uses

            • Docks
            • Large Boats
            • Open Water
            • Small Boats

            Comments about Tuff End Round Fenders:

            We used a high pressure hand pump, then tire compressor. Nothing worked. Instructions were terrible. removed plug, then tried again. Nothing! Finally had to ask the store to fill two up and I exchanged them. Fine once blown up. I have no idea why it would be so hard to fill.

            • Was this a gift?:
            • No
             
            5.0

            I am very happy with the fenders!

            By Verno

            from Norwalk, Ohio

            About Me Casual/ Recreational

            Verified Buyer

            Pros

            • Easy To Install
            • Easy To Use
            • Holds Boat Securely
            • Reliable
            • Safe

            Cons

              Best Uses

              • Docks
              • Large Boats

              Comments about Tuff End Round Fenders:

              They really hold up well in any weather conditions.

              • Was this a gift?:
              • No
               
              5.0

              Great product and warranty

              By NC LakeRat

              from Lake Norman NC

              About Me Casual/ Recreational

              Verified Buyer

              Pros

              • Easy To Use
              • Holds Boat Securely
              • Reliable
              • Safe

              Cons

                Best Uses

                • Docks
                • Large Boats
                • Open Water
                • Small Boats

                Comments about Tuff End Round Fenders:

                Product is well made and survives tough conditions. Even when subjected to the harshest weather over time, Taylor-made stands behind their product with a great replacement warranty. I recommend these fenders and bouys to all my friends.

                • Was this a gift?:
                • No
                 
                5.0

                Lives up to its name

                By boater bob

                from Savannah, GA

                About Me Advanced

                Verified Buyer

                Pros

                • Reliable

                Cons

                  Best Uses

                  • Docks

                  Comments about Tuff End Round Fenders:

                  I generally get about 5 years of service from these fenders on a dock in a rough setting with repeated wave action

                  (0 of 1 customers found this review helpful)

                   
                  4.0

                  Great as Race Markers

                  By Kevin

                  from Crystal Lake, IL

                  About Me Casual/ Recreational

                  Verified Buyer

                  Pros

                  • Easy To Install
                  • Easy To Use
                  • Reliable
                  • Visible From A Distance

                  Cons

                    Best Uses

                    • Race Markers

                    Comments about Tuff End Round Fenders:

                    I purchased these fenders for our yacht club because they were on sale and the "Race Markers", that are the same size, color, etc., were not. They work excellent as markers!

                    Service and delivery comments:

                    Delivery was prompt and everything arrived in good condition. Customer service was excellent as far as ordering and delivery go. However, before I place the order I called West Marine asking what the difference was between the items called "Boat Fenders" and "Race Markers". I really wasn't given an answer. Basically I was told that the "fenders" were used when docking boat and the "race markers" were used for boat races. The fenders were on sale and the markers were not so I purchased the fenders and are using them as markers for our sailboat races.

                    Displaying reviews 1-10

                    Back to top

                    Previous | Next »