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At what age can kids go parasailing?

Yes, the minimum age to parasail is 6 years old. Participants under the age of 18 must have a parent or guardian sign their liability waiver prior to boarding the vessel. Minimum weight to parasail is roughly 125 pounds.

How much do you have to weigh to go parasailing?

We need each individual to weigh at least 35 pounds and no more than 350 pounds. We can accommodate up to 450 pounds of combined passenger weight in the parachute. A maximum of 500 pounds of combined weight can be accommodated providing proper wind and water conditions are presented.May 12, 2017

What are the rules for parasailing?

A widely accepted rule in parasailing safety is the 3-to-1 rule of distance from shore. If the operator lets out 500 feet of line, he should be no closer to shore than 1500 feet. Ask your operator how much line he puts out during the ride and how far from the beach he will operate.Feb 21, 2018

What is the height limit for parasailing?

The FAA (Federal Aviation Administration) limits parasails to fly no higher than 500 vertical feet from the surface of the earth (CFR 101.13). 500 feet up is about how high you will get on an 800 ft towline.

Can you parasail if you can't swim?

Do you have to know how to swim? Parasailing is actually one of the only watersports we offer where no swimming is required to fully enjoy it. You hop on the boat, we harness you up and off you go. Your only brush with water is a calculated dip into the ocean and then you fly up into the sky again.Oct 10, 2017

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How long is a parasailing ride?

Although the trip usually lasts about an hour-and-a-half, you will be in flight for about six to ten minutes.Feb 24, 2018

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Can a toddler parasail?

Yes, the minimum age to parasail is 6 years old. Participants under the age of 18 must have a parent or guardian sign their liability waiver prior to boarding the vessel. Minimum weight to parasail is roughly 125 pounds.

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Do you wear shoes when parasailing?

Footwear: You can either go barefoot or wear a pair of quick-dry shoes. You DO NOT want shoes that will fall off…. AKA, flip flops.

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Can you take your phone parasailing?

A warning: Parasailing Adventures will try to tell you that you may not take your cell phone along with you for unspecified "insurance reasons" (totally bogus as a legal matter) or because they know what's best for you and don't want you to run the risk of getting your phone wet.

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Has anyone died parasailing?

The family of a man killed in a July 17 parasailing crash in Key West has filed a wrongful death lawsuit against the boat captain who drove that day and his employer, saying the trip should never have happened due to bad weather.Jul 29, 2020

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Who should not parasail?

If it's too windy to set one up, then it's not a good time to go parasailing. You shouldn't be parasailing if the winds are a sustained 20 mph or higher.

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Is parasailing safer than skydiving?

Originally Answered: what's safer, parasailing or skydiving? Theoretically, parasailing should be safer - you never get that high off of the ground, you are above water (in case anything goes wrong) and the canopies they use are quite docile.

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Can you parasail in the rain?

Weather: Check the local weather before parasailing. Never fly in rain, fog or an approaching storm fronts in the area. Avoid parasailing in winds over 15 mph which can increase your risk in the event during an emergency water landing.

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Can you go parasailing while pregnant?

Can I go if I am pregnant? For safety reasons, pregnant women are not allowed to go parasailing or on the boat, but please come back and fly with us next year!

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