Frequently Asked Questions What is Parasailing
1. How many people can fly at once? Up to 3 people may fly at once--side by side or front to back.
2. Will I get wet? Yes, but only if you want to. You have the option of getting your toes wet or you may get wet up to your neck; the choice is yours.
3. Do I have to wear a life vest while flying even if I can swim? Yes, all flyers are required to wear a life vest…safety first.
4. What’s the worst that could happen while I’m in the air? The worst that could happen is the boat suddenly shuts off. If that were to happen, you would gently descend to the water similar to sky diving, just not from as high up in the air and your life jacket and boat skipper would do the rest of the work.
Parasailing is a recreational activity where a person is towed behind a boat
while attached to a specially designed parachute, known as a parasail. As the
boat drives off, it carries the parascender into the air. Up to three
people can parasail behind it at the same time. The parascender has little or
no control over the parachute. There are six parts of a parasail. The harness
attaches the pilot to the parasail, which is connected to the boat, or land
vehicle, by the tow rope. The activity is primarily a fun ride, not to be confused
with the sport of paragliding. There are commercial parasailing operations all
over the world.