By Barry Donnelly
Think your self ... adrift in a four-metre tinnie within the shark-infested waters of the Pacific Ocean - misplaced and probably forgotten - shark bait!
Ben Tooki, his uncle and a chum have been stuck in a hurricane off the island of Kiribati and swept out to sea. For 46 days they have been adrift with little nutrients or water.
There's a hurricane shapin' up; it has been gettin' to complete on all day. We pay attention the rumbling noise. It feels like the tune of a digeridoo, one of those buzzing sound.
"What's that noise, it really is getting louder?"
"It's comin' in our direction!"
The wave grows right into a monstrous bulge within the ocean. Lifts us like an elevator, after which starts off to roll ahead, no longer breaking, yet bent on offering us to a couple type of eternity. we are 3 males, goin' to yes dying at the mom of all waves, 3 males in an elevator, driving a boiling mass of water. It lasts possibly seconds, however it sounds like an entire life, and the tinnie turns within the air, completing the other way up, and me spinning lower than the sea.
46 Days Adrift is a blow-by-blow account of a time in hell.
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