Cue the Jaws theme for this one.
There is ONE fear that keeps many from EVER hitting the waves. And this is it.
It was a nice day on the open water until a Great White crashed the party.
It followed the usual pattern. First came the bump, then the bite.
Brian Correiar was thrown from his 14-foot Kayak in Monterey Bay.
He said he could see the shark’s head above the water with its jaws latched onto the end of his kayak.
Correriar initially froze but then quickly got out of the kayak and tried swimming to shore, while keeping an eye on the great white.
He said he had tried to call the Coast Guard for help using his emergency GPS but they had trouble hearing him.
‘At this point I was really nervous, I was sure I was done,’ he said.
‘It was like a horror movie. The shark came toward me, dropped the kayak, then dove straight down below me where I couldn’t see it.’ — Read More
Fortunately, a sailboat soon spotted his frantic waving and came to his rescue, lifting his exhausted body to safety.
If nothing else, it’s one heck of a story to tell the grandkids one day.