About Water Skiing
Skiing on water does sound a different. A little new to the adventure sports arena of India, water skiing is a lot more thrilling from snow skiing. The first major factor is that there’s no snow or mountainous slopes instead one glides on water. Secondly, you need to be good swimmer because you never know when you have to let go off the tow-rope attached to the boat.
Splashing through the watery depths isn’t new for those who love to glide through waves. There’s a good similarity between surfing and water skiing but the major difference is that here your hands aren’t free. While surfing take places in the high tides of the ocean, water skiing is not restricted to sea only; it can be done in lakes too.
Water Skiing Tips
Are you getting seasick? Then may be it’s your first time in water skiing. Usually beginners in this sport get a little nervous and sea sick, but once get that sense of balance you will find riding on water as a piece of cake. As they say practice makes a man perfect, if you know how to swim then you can easily ski on water.
This water sport is tough, so you have to get your basics right and there’s always an option of letting go the tow-rope if the excitement become too much for you. Water skiing provides a good exercise too your body and strengthens your muscles of arms and legs. But its always wise to be a little conscious if you are trying out a water skiing for the first time as it can easily tire a beginner. And the best method of getting started in this sport is to first try it on a dry land, besides getting thorough with the balancing act on water.
Water Skiing Sites In India
Water Skiing In Asan Barrage:
The best water skiing site worth checking out in India is the Asan Barrage Water Sports Resort. This place has got plenty of options for trying out besides water skiing such as Sailing, Boating, Rowing, Water Skating, Kayaking and Canoeing. Water skiing courses are also available at the Asan Barrage for water sports enthusiasts and training is given by well qualifies instructors.
Water Skiing In Dal & Nagin Lake:
Situated just 32-km from Srinagar, the facility for water skiing is available at the lake sites of Dal Lake. This site has has privately owned 'bathing boats' which hire out motor launches, water-skis and trained instructors. Also worth checking out is the Nagin Lake site, which much more popular among water sports lovers for its cleaner waters. A government run Institute of Water Sports is also situated at this lake site with trained instructors.
Water Skiing In Manasbal Lake:
Another good water skiing option is Manasbal Lake, with a mirror like sheen on its surface becomes an attractive water sports resort, approachable from Srinagar by road. In Kashmir from May to the end of August, that’s covering the whole summer season; water of the lakes remains pleasant for water sports. If someone wants a night stay over there then the tourist's huts and bungalows are also available on all the above lake resorts.
Water Skiing In Goa:
Water skiing on the beach sites of India not only makes a perfect relaxation beach holiday activity, but an ideal adventure sport that can be done on the seacoast. Among the best beach haunts for water skiing the best ones are situates at Goa, where various beach resorts and hotels offer well-equipped and up to date facilities that are required for water skiing. Besides surfing this is one sport that is catching the interest of beach lovers a lot and with the high safety standards and low risk factor people are more drawn towards this water sport.
Water Skiing In Andaman & Nicobar Islands:
Beside the beach sites of the Indian mainland, there are the beaches of the India’s tropical islands too, especially Andaman & Nicobar where Water Sport Complex at Diglipur and Island Water Sports Club at Port Blair, offer Water Scooters, Speedboats, Jet Skies, Tube Ride, Wake Board Ride, Knee Board Ride, etc. and is functioned under the Directorate of tourism. So, if you lure for a thrilling experience on water then this sport is meant just for you.
Water Skiing Places in India:
* Asan Barrage Water Sports Resort
* Calangute Beach, Goa
* Dona Paula Beach, Goa
* Cavelossim Beach, Goa
* Condolim Beach, Goa
* Bogmalo Beach, Goa
* Sinquerim Beach, Goa