Everything you need to understand or teach Adrift (book) by Steven Callahan.
In Adrift, Steven Callahan is returning across the Atlantic in the boat he's designed, the Napoleon Solo. His ship is wrecked, and Callahan finds himself alone on the Atlantic Ocean with only a life raft and a limited amount of supplies. He battles hunger and fatigue, fighting his own impulses and stretching out his limited resources, hoping they are enough. After seventy-six days of man against nature, he is rescued.
As the book begins, Steven Callahan has just achieved his lifelong dream of crossing the Atlantic. He plans a return trip by entering his prototype vessel, the Napoleon Solo, into the Mini-Transat, a 600-mile transatlantic solos race from Penzance to the Canary Isles. However, Solo is damaged in gale-force winds and must stop for repairs. The race is lost. The Napoleon Solo is dry docked in Spain for two months. Callahan, growing impatient, lifts anchor in late January...
Adrift: Seventy-Six Days Lost at Sea Lesson Plans contain 126 pages of teaching material, including: