There’s something so serene and relaxing about taking a kayak out into an open body of water and just exploring. Unless a strange storm comes out of nowhere and you’re faced with riding it out on an abandoned island or making a break for home and almost losing your life in the process.
This past year, Imgurian justsomeinspiration experienced a day that he was certain was the end of his life. He had set out to kayak from his home in Winthrop, MA to an abandoned island and back, when the scariest shit went down, and he was caught in a freak storm, in an inflatable kayak. The only thing that kept him alive was a picture of his son on his phone and some heroic Coast Guard rescuers.
This story is intense, and I’ll let him tell it.