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.
Adrift: Seventy-Six Days Lost at Sea Lesson Plans contain 111 pages of teaching material, including: