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- n. A recreational activity where a person is towed behind a vehicle (usually a boat) while attached to a specially designed parachute, known as a parasail.
- v. Present participle of parasail.
from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.
- n. gliding in a parasail
Sorry, no etymologies found.
I did parasailing which is not nearly the same thing, but I think if I could get over the fear of it, I'd love to parachute out of a plane!
For the more adventurous visitors there are a wealth of fun excursions such as parasailing, diving, windsurfing and more to choose from.
The plethora of beach activities include parasailing, surfing, kayaking, golf and full use of the clubhouse and pools charges appear on your hotel bill.
The bands and music help (Imogen Heap and The Roots for example); the activities help (shark-tagging and parasailing); the all-night revelry certainly helps.
As lovely and harmless as it was, parasailing is probably off my list the next time around.
A parasailing donkey video is making news, as an animal cruelty investigation has been initiated for the use of a donkey on a parasail in an advertising campaign.
He suggested the man was probably the type who, before going parasailing in Mexico, used his "own name to waive the liability on the disclaimer card."
Aruba - where I went parasailing and on a safari jeep adventure, toured Oranjestad, learned to play beach tennis, took a catamaran cruise, and stayed at the Aruba Marriott.
The animal's owners, who arranged the stunt to attract tourists to pay for parasailing – a popular pastime at Russian resorts – claimed it had not suffered during the flight.
There are numerous miniature-golf and parasailing options nearby.
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