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Fun- 1st time

I was very nervous going into this. Everyone was awesome and made you feel at ease. This actually... read more

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daniellewendy
Parasailing for first time

Had an excellent time parasailing. Crew was great, helped my son overcome his fear. Kind of a long... read more

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“banana boat” (61 reviews)
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2985 S Ocean Blvd, Myrtle Beach, SC 29577-4855
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Reviewed today

I was very nervous going into this. Everyone was awesome and made you feel at ease. This actually wasn’t as scary as I thought it would be and was quite peaceful. Can’t wait to do it again in Mexico where I can see the fish...More

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Reviewed today

Had an excellent time parasailing. Crew was great, helped my son overcome his fear. Kind of a long wait for banana boat though.

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$59 per person Parasailing x 30 minutes $79 jet ski x 30 minutes. Staff very pleasant and polite. Got pics on a USB for $30; a bit pricy I think, but they were great shots. I only took one star off because our pictures also...More

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Reviewed 3 days ago

My granddaughter and I had a great time parasailing with Downwind Sails. Sean and Austin were great at helping us relax and enjoy the experience.

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Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

Had a blast parasailing and the people were great! Definitely would go back and recommend it to anyone looking for a fun time!!

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Reviewed 4 days ago via mobile

My oldest daughter and I wanted to go parasailing for the first time and Downwind Sails came highly recommended by the locals we talked to. As usual the locals were spot on. Everyone we met at Downwind Sails Watersports was super friendly and helpful. The...More

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Downwind Sails W, Owner at Downwind Sails, responded to this reviewResponded 3 days ago

Thank you for your kind words! I will share it with our staff. My partners and I have a total combined 146 years in the water sports business. WOW we are getting mature. Charlie

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Reviewed 4 days ago

They treated us right. We loved the sailing. Good boat, No worries. When took 5 out on the 16 footer and we were not rushed for time.

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Downwind Sails W, Owner at Downwind Sails, responded to this reviewResponded 3 days ago

Sailing is always a great time! I appreciate your business. Charlie

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Reviewed 4 days ago

Experience was great. Boat very dangerous entering and exiting. In rough water, more handholds needed and having very slippery deck. Parasailing was on my bucked list and checked off for this 72 year old.

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Downwind Sails W, Owner at Downwind Sails, responded to this reviewResponded 3 days ago

I glad you where able to get this off your bucket list. Our boats are 2017 so they have the latest and greatest, yet I will talk with our crews and see if there something else we can do to address your concerns. Charlie

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Reviewed 4 days ago

On shore ladies were great. One of the guys on the boat was very rude. Parasailing was kind of boring. They did not offer to dip us as stated on their website. The banana boat ride out was more exciting. Won't be coming backMore

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Downwind Sails W, Owner at Downwind Sails, responded to this reviewResponded 3 days ago

I appreciate your review. I am sorry that you felt one of our boat crew was rude. I would appreciate if you could let me know which boat crew you were with. We meet daily and we could discuss this in more detail. My email...More

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Reviewed 5 days ago

Very easy online booking and parking. Had pleasant experience before during and after the parasailing. Would do it again.

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Downwind Sails W, Owner at Downwind Sails, responded to this reviewResponded 3 days ago

Thanks for your kind review! Charlie

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Cassidy921
May 7, 2018|
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Response from Carrie S | Reviewed this property |
I cant swim and I did the parasail and banana boat. I don't think there is a big risk of drowning lol. You have a life jacket on the entire time and are never in water that's over your head.
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Rachel U
April 7, 2017|
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Response from Emmalee W | Reviewed this property |
Yes. They offer single, double, and triple passenger rides.
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