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Within the protective walls of the coral reefs, the Maldives' shallow lagoons are perfect for a full range of water sports. Never more than waist deep for hundreds of meters out from the shore and with no waves or tides, the sea is calm and warm. You can try your hand at wind surfing, sailing in a maneuverable mini-catamaran, speeding along on waterskis, or rising gracefully into the air under a parasail.