Parasailing at Arossion beach

 

Parasailing at Arossion beach

Parasailing is another thrilling sport popular in Goa . Also known, as Para ascending this sport requires a speedboat and a parachute. The parachutes are tied to the speedboats. A rope about 300 feet long is attached to the parasail harness at one end and to the speed boat at the other. As the speedboat speeds off the Para sailor is hauled up in the air. He has little or no control over the parachute. The tow-vehicle controls the speed and height and the person flying the parasail controls the parasail sideways. One enjoys the sight of the clear blue-sky and the mesmerizing aquamarine water below. Beaches like Anjuna beach, Baga beach, Condolim beach, Majorda beach, Dona Paula beach offer parasailing options to the adventure lovers. High fliers amongst the speed lovers can opt for parasailing. Parasailing in Goa is an exciting experience. Tourists enjoy this sport immensely. Government and non-governments organizations organize training sessions of parasailing in Goa at a nominal rate for tourists. 

Ideal Season for Water Skiing In Goa 

The best season for enjoying water sports in Goa is from October to May. It’s the season when the skies are cloudless and blue and the water remains placid. 

Parasailing in India is an exhilarating sport that gives you a chance to enjoy a dramatic view of the sea and beaches while flying in the air. A long rope harnesses the parasailor with the parachute at one end and the boat at the other. The boat speeds ahead and lifts the sailor up into the air. There are two types of parasailing: Winchboat parasailing and the other is Beach parasailing.

Winchboat Parasailing

This sport involves a parachute and a boat. This type of parasailing is done with a well-equipped boat that has a parasail inflation system and hydraulic winch powered by the main drive engine. These equipments help in launching and retrieving the parasailor from the flight deck. A parachute is attached to a boat and the person practicing parasailing is attached to a parachute. The boat drives off around the waterfront with parasail behind it, keeping the person off the ground.

Beach Parasailing

For this type of parasailing, the beach is the main ground for both taking off and landing. Unlike winch boat parasailing, one has to run a few steps and then the rope attached to the boat helps to lift the passenger up in the air. Parasailing is also considered by many as a hobby rather than a sport, since the person on the parachute has no control over movement and speed and therefore becomes simply a passenger. After taking some safety measures, this sport becomes safe and definitely very enjoyable.Goa is a popular place for beach parasailing.

 

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