parasail


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parachute that will lift a person up into the air when it is towed by a motorboat or a car

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The couple fell into the sea and was dragged as the strong winds continued to blow on the parasail.
org/) Bay County Sheriff's Office reports that a parasail had been attached to a boat Monday afternoon when the line broke.
Panama City beach Florida parasail accident July 1 2013
The couple had paid EUR25 to go on a tandem parasail ride above Pompano Beach near Ai orf at Fort Lauderdale on Florida's Atlantic Coast on Wednesday when tragedy struck.
Inside the hotel was a brochure for the company advertising a jet-ski and parasail for EUR24.
The widow of Glenn Hudson said the driver of the speed boat pulling the parasail, Mustafa Kucukkavradim, and the owner of the Turkish parasail company, Ramazan Salih Cengiz, played "fast and loose" with his life.
Roof tiler Mr Hudson, 50, of Wivenhoe, Colchester, Essex, was strapped together with his daughter Emma, 26, for the 15-minute pounds 40 parasail when his harness, which had been damaged by the sun, snapped on July 24 last year.
The 55-year-old from Kingston Park, Newcastle, will blaze through the skies as he parasails from the Humber Bridge to Paull in Yorkshire.
Owners of Oahu and Big Island companies claim the requirements have had no effect on business and one firm--Seabreeze Parasail on Oahu--is even picking up business that formerly went to Maui's parasailors, according to Bruce Woods, the firm's manager.
Says Dan Holzgrove, owner of Hawaii Kai Parasail, who was forced to put one of his two boats in drydock: "I've only got one boat going now and that kills me.
Florida has approximately 120 parasail operators--among the most in the country.
TWO girls trapped 250ft up in an out-of-control parasail were saved when 100 tourists grabbed its trailing rope.
In 2001 a girl, 13, and her mum plunged to their deaths when their parasail harness snapped in nearby Fort Myers.
Meanwhile, the parasail operator was immediately set free on bail.