"I don't care how we get at this," she said. "It may not be pretty. But it's going to work. And it's going to make the parasailing experience safe."
If that happens, Sachs said she'll be parasailing herself — something she last did 30 years ago during her Broward County honeymoon. "It's a great adventure," she said. "Perfect for Florida."
Video report on push to regulate parasailing at SunSentinel.com/BrowardPolitics.
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Parasailing safety tips
Watch the weather: Avoid parasailing in high wind, rain, fog or an approaching storm.
Safety briefing: Make sure you get adequate instructions before your flight, including what to expect, emergency procedures, and hand signals while airborne.
Established operators: Use one that operates from an established location. Ask if the captain is licensed by the Coast Guard. Check the operator's credentials; some have background on their websites. Find out how long the operator has been in business.
Insurance: Look for an operator that carries insurance.
Boat size: A larger boat indicates a serious operator who has a big financial investment.
Age and weight: Parasailing is usually not recommended for people younger than 16 or who weigh more than 300 pounds.
Sources: Parasail Safety Council, Parasailing.com, Aloha Watersports.