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NTSB: Parasailing Accidents ‘Frequently Caused By Faulty Equipment’

An investigation by the National Transportation Safety Board (NTSB) found parasailing to be a largely unregulated industry with serious accidents caused by faulty equipment.

07/01/2014

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Parasailing Industry May See New Guidelines

The parasailing industry in Florida could be subject to safety guidelines under a bill passed by the Florida Legislature Thursday.

05/01/2014

PARADISE ISLAND, BAHAMAS - MAY 24:  A couple is seen para-sailing during the first round of the Pure Silk-LPGA Bahamas Classic at the Ocean Club course on May 24, 2013 in Paradise Island, Bahamas.  (Photo by Sam Greenwood/Getty Images)

Other Issues Anchored To Parasailing Bill In House

A long-sought effort to regulate Florida’s commercial parasailing industry has been weighed down in the House with tethered kite boarding and moored ballooning.

04/16/2014

Parasail 625 (Source: www.ovationvacations.com)

Florida Senate Unanimously Passes Parasailing Regulations

After drawing attention for several parasailing accidents, the Florida Senate took a step forward Thursday by approving a bill that will place government regulations on the industry.

CBS Miami–04/04/2014

PARADISE ISLAND, BAHAMAS - MAY 24:  A couple is seen para-sailing during the first round of the Pure Silk-LPGA Bahamas Classic at the Ocean Club course on May 24, 2013 in Paradise Island, Bahamas.  (Photo by Sam Greenwood/Getty Images)

Parasailing Regulations Fly Through Senate

After drawing attention to parasailing accidents, which have not only caused injuries but deaths as well, the Florida Senate has approved a bill that would place regulations on parasailing companies.

04/03/2014

Parasail 625 (Source: www.ovationvacations.com)

Parasail Bill Soaring Through Senate

A long-sought effort to impose regulations on the parasailing industry glided Monday through its second Senate committee.

03/11/2014

Parasail 625 (Source: www.ovationvacations.com)

Parasailing Regulations Bill Launched In Senate

An effort to impose minimum regulations on the parasailing industry, aided by video of a ghastly accident last summer that went viral on the Internet, is starting to get off the ground in the state Legislature.

02/13/2014

Kathleen Miskell died as the result of a parasailing accident off Pompano Beach. (Courtesy: Erin Mulcahy)

Husband Of CT Tourist Killed While Parasailing Files Lawsuit

The husband of a 28-year-old tourist from Connecticut who fell to her death on Aug. 15 while parasailing has filed a lawsuit against the water sports company.

CBS4–06/12/2013

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Parasail Safety Bill Clears Senate Panel

Less than a year after a Connecticut woman fell 200 feet to her death when her harness broke while parasailing off Pompano Beach, a bill to ensure more safety for high-flying thrill seekers has cleared its first hurdle in the Senate.

CBS4–04/03/2013

(Source: MiamiBeachParasail.com)

Lawmaker Seeks Tighter Restrictions On Parasailing Companies

Responding to the recent death of a tourist in a parasailing accident off Pompano Beach, Sen. Maria Sachs, D-Delray , said Monday she will file legislation to place safety and insurance requirements on the largely unregulated parasailing industry.

CBS4–09/11/2012

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