Surviving through a massive shipwreck can sometimes leave someone scarred for the rest of their life, and that is assuming they actually survive long enough to be rescued by the Coast Guard or a passing fishing boat, which could be a miracle in some parts of the ocean. Many survivors end up floating in the middle of the ocean on a life raft or chunks or debris, but some do end up on deserted islands, just like in the movies. It doesn’t really matter where you end up, as you are alone and without food for a long period of time. Here are ten impressive tips to help keep you alive.
Read, Read, Read
Reading the instructions on almost every piece of survival and travel gear you own and regularly operate can save your life. This goes double when you are traveling by boat, especially your own boat. Read every relevant piece you can.
In order to prevent your body from wasting away into absolutely nothing and you losing your life, be sure to drink. However, don’t just drink anything you can. For example, do not drink your own urine or the sea water surrounding you, as sea water will only make you become dehydrated quicker.