the sport of soaring while harnessed to a parasail that is towed by a motorboat, car, or other fast-moving vehicle, from which one often releases oneself to float freely.
- Also called parakiting.
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British Dictionary definitions for parasailing
a sport in which a water-skier wearing a parachute is towed by a speedboat, becomes airborne, and sails along in the air
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