Have you ever imagined what you could do if you get stuck in the open sea? It seems like something out of a movie, but these things happen and it is better to be informed and consider all the possibilities you have. If you also want to know all the options that can be done… Keep reading!
If you have reached the point where you are adrift at sea, due to an accident on the boat you were on or otherwise. The steps to follow would be the following:
It is useless for panic to invade us, it will only make us tired and lose our mental and physical strength. You have to keep a cool head.
2. WAYS TO SWIM
A trick that will help you to save maximum energy is to know that when there are no waves, swimming on your back will allow you to relax your body. In the event of waves, the most practical way to swim would be upside down.
3. FIND A FLOATING STRUCTURE
If you end up in the open sea, of objects such as planes, ferries, boats, floating and some floating structure is visible such as: rafts, boat.
4. BEWARE OF THE SUN
The most important thing is that the sun's rays do not directly affect our body. So if you can cover from head to toe or make a shadow it would be perfect to protect yourself from him.
There may be luck and on the raft where you are, there may be food. If not, don't worry, you can manually make a fishing rod, to try to get fish. Try to fish whenever you can, as fish contain a lot of nutrients and fluids. We should not eat spoiled food (even if we are hungry) or drink salty water.
6. HOW TO ASK FOR HELP
We will not leave the boat at any time, we will send a signal if we see a boat with a can (to reflect or with any other object), we will not set fire to the raft, so as not to put it at risk.
We hope you never go through this situation, but it never hurts to learn about how to survive in dangerous situations. We wait for you in our next post. If you want to discover more news click here.