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One of the many great activities that Long Islanders enjoy to take part in is anything related to water sports. Surfing, windsurfing, boating, and fishing have always been popular on the island and an increasingly popular water sport is parasailing.
Parasailing, or paragliding, is a kiting activity where a person is pulled by a vehicle (usually a boat) attached to a parachute. This is an activity which should be done with professionals for the assurance of safety. Depending on the weather and wind, you may or may not be able to parasail when you want to. There is a lot of preparation for parasailing and it might take days or weeks to fulfill a class or safety training depending on who you go through to parasail with.
Parasailing may look fun, but there are rules that one needs to follow to parasail in New York State:
So if you're looking for a truly adventurous way to spend the day, be sure to check out parasailing when the weather is nice!