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Para-troopers to train Phuket parasailing operators

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19 hours ago, LivinginKata said:

Only in Thailand .. sigh sigh.  What about some sort of license to operate ... insurance that I doubt any company will offer at a price acceptable to the beach guys.

Certainly NOT only in Thailand.

 

https://www.forbes.com/sites/tanyamohn/2014/07/20/parasailing-lack-of-regulation-inadequate-training-and-faulty-equipment-cause-serious-accidents-a-new-report-finds/#5ac2fb1175b3

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thats these guys training them then ?       what a joke .  

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There are international associations like the APPI and the WSIA that can help with instruction and licensing of these operations like PADI and BSAC do for diving. 

 

Why don't the authorities make these compulsory, as most countries have done with PADI? This would protect the operators and their customers without diverting paratroopers from their important job of ..........???

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