>Things I Learn at 10:30 am at the "Survival at Sea" training

>Did you know that in your first 24 hours of surviving in a life raft, you MUST poo before you become dehydrated? And yes, that does involve dropping trou and hanging over the side.

Other interesting tidbits included the amazing use of radio transponders, and the reality that the fishing kit is just to entertain you. If you caught a fish you wouldn’t be allowed to eat it. Too dangerous.

Advertisements
This entry was posted in Ship Life. Bookmark the permalink.

6 Responses to >Things I Learn at 10:30 am at the "Survival at Sea" training

  1. Ginnie says:

    >The things we thought we would never have to know!

  2. Goofball says:

    >how is pooing linked to dehydration? Is it impossible to poo when being dehydrated? Or don’t you get dehydrated as quickly when you have pood?I find this very intriguing!

  3. R. Duckie says:

    >Hey Goofball!Er…. I guess if you’re dehydrated you won’t produce enough mucous..

  4. >Gah…now guess what I’ll think of every single time I see a lifeboat…LOL!

  5. >Interesting things to learn. I hope you won’t be doing these things in any of your journeys! (knock on wood)

  6. Miss Tango says:

    >So what is the ettiquette then? Announce you must poo and everyone closes their eyes.

Leave a Reply

Fill in your details below or click an icon to log in:

WordPress.com Logo

You are commenting using your WordPress.com account. Log Out / Change )

Twitter picture

You are commenting using your Twitter account. Log Out / Change )

Facebook photo

You are commenting using your Facebook account. Log Out / Change )

Google+ photo

You are commenting using your Google+ account. Log Out / Change )

Connecting to %s