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Topicsentence-The reading, Lostat sea: the man who vanished for 14 monthsby Jonathan Franklin highlights the fact that man can survive in thesea for over a year if lost by aligning the boat with the waves toavoid drowning or capsizing and by focusing to live than giving up.

  1. Supporting reason 1: Dump heavy luggage, fish, and fuel from overboard and scoop water out.

Details:The best way to achieve stability of a boatExplanation:Making a boat lighter when being battered by sea waves enables it tofloat Example 1:Alvarenga dumped all fish weighting 500 kg. Example 2:Córdoba tossed water back to the sea.

  1. Supporting reason 2: Keep steering and aligning boat with waves.

Detail: Aligningboat with waves provides least resistance. Explanation: Withoutaligning a boat with waves, the high crashing waves can break it. Example 1:Alvarenga steered along the water waves to avoid crashing the boat. Example2: Córdobaaligned their boat with the heavy waves to avoid losing their boat

  1. Supporting Reason 3: Keep eating anything alive, but drink no salt water.

Details: Whilein the deep sea, one must not drinking salty water. Explanation:Drinking salt water dehydrates the human body. Example 1: Alvarengadrank his urine to avoid dehydration. Example 2: Córdobaate raw fish, turtles, and birds to survive.

Paragraphconclusion: Lostat sea: the man who vanished for 14 monthsby Jonathan Franklin highlights the fact that survival at the seadepends on a personal ability to remain focused to live by eatinganything like raw fish, turtles, and birds to avoid starvation.

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Thereading, Lostat sea: the man who vanished for 14 monthsby Jonathan Franklin highlights strategies of staying alive in thesea for over a year if lost. The fisherman kept his boat save byaligning it with the waves to avoid drowning or capsizing and byfocusing to live than giving up. Furthermore, one should dump allheavy luggages like caught fish, fuel, and ice to make the boatlighter and more stable to navigate in storms. A lighter boat canovercome sea waves and float instead of sinking. Alvarenga dumped allhis fish weighting over 500 kg while Córdoba tossed water back tothe sea to make their boat lighter.

Anotherway of overcoming a severe storm and waves is by steering andaligning the boat with the waves instead of panicking out. Aligning aboat with the waves provides less resistance and preserves the boatfrom destruction. A crashing wave can break a boat into pieces. Asseen from the text, Alvarenga kept steering along the heavy waterwaves to avoid crashing the boat even though he knew he was headingdeep into the sea. Similarly, Córdoba kept steering the boat as hiscrewmate to avoid losing their only hope to reach land.

Whenlost in the sea and without food or water supplies, one must becomeaccustomed to survival tactics. In the sea, a man must keep eatinganything alive and avoid drinking seawater. Drinking sea water isrisky since it dehydrates the body and intensified thirst. Alvarengadrank his urine when they had no fresh water to keep himself alive.Equally, Córdoba ate raw fish, turtles, and birds to survive.

Inconclusion, survival at the sea depends on a personal ability toremain focused to live by eating anything like raw fish, turtles, adbirds to avoid starvation while it is a must to steer the boat alongthe water waves to avoid destroying the vessel. Lostat sea: the man who vanished for 14 monthsby Jonathan Franklin highlights the fact that survival depends onaligning boat, eating well, and drinking water to keep alive.

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