Parasailing is considered as one of the easiest of water adventures. All it takes is onsite training and briefing, you get on board the speed boat, get strapped into the harness and just sit and enjoy the view as the combination of speed and wind slowly lifts you up. This may sound too simple for something that is rapidly gaining popularity as a thrilling sport. But, did I mention that the height involved is between 30 to 100 meters above the water’s surface? Now that is where the kick of it comes in!
Here’s what you can expect from this sport that gives a 100% percent fun experience.
Training and safety
A thorough briefing on parasailing and safety measures is done on site before the launch. A group of professionals will get you familiarized with parasailing basics, such as launch positions and airborne safety precautions.
No age limit and required skill set
Parasailing can be enjoyed by almost anyone! There are no skills required prior to taking part of the activity but in any water adventure, knowing how to swim proves to be most advantageous.
Unknown fears surface
The speed and heights involved in parasailing can make you discover some fears that you never knew you had. What better way to conquer them then? With a group of trained parasailing professionals with you every step of the way, parasailing can start off with a lot of apprehension and turn into a most thrilling achievement. Parasailing.
A little tenderness
Apart from being harnessed and towed by the boat using a line, a parachute is also attached to your upper body. Once in the air you will feel a slight backward tug on both shoulders as the parachute comes in contact with strong wind. This can cause slight soreness in the shoulder and armpit area.
On ascent, you may experience some strong salt sprays as a result of wind hitting seawater. A good pair of snugly fit goggles will help from the sprays stinging your eyes, as well as protect it from small particles entering your eyes.
Parasailing gives you the feeling of being weightless as you slowly levitate off the boat’s platform. With the right combination of speed and wind, parasailing gives you the most exciting feeling as you take flight, soaring over the middle of the ocean, soaking in more magnificent views as you go higher and higher.