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Survival at Sea — Adrift in the ocean:

by James Mandeville

Adrift at Sea
Adrift at sea - What does it
take to survive?
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Helpful advice for survivors at sea

A life raft is not a sailing vessel; it is merely a set of rubber tubes with the sole purpose of keeping survivors out of the water until rescue. A new raft smells strongly of rubber and glue, which makes almost anyone entering it feel nauseous.

It does not usually have a solid floor and this places a great strain on the body of any survivor using one. They can be punctured (all the world's oceans are littered with debris that can range from freight containers that have fallen off ships to tree trunks) and rafts are very difficult to repair when wet, which is most of the time. As with all vessels, they risk being attacked by sharks. The survival equipment provided with the raft is basic…


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Doomsday Preppers:

by James Mandeville
Doomsday Preppers
Doomsday Preppers - Smart thinking or Doomsday Phobia?

Natgeo - Doomsday Preppers

It would seem that over 3 million people in the USA and countless unknown numbers elsewhere in the world are feverishly preparing for the end of civilization as we know it. But are they prudent and smart people, or are they suffering from Doomsday Phobia?

Is there a growing doomsday mass hysteria fuelled by the National Geographic TV series Doomsday Preppers? In this article I look at the phenomena of Doomsday Preppers and ask the question: Are these otherwise ordinary people mentally disturbed, or are they the smart ones?

 

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Previous Free Survival Articles:

How to become a survival expert:

by James Mandeville

How to become a survival expert

So, how does one become a survival expert?

In this article I look at various ways a person can become proficient and then expert in survival…




How to survive a plane crash:

by James Mandeville

How to survive a plane crash

Your chances of surviving a plane crash may be better than you thought

Some crashes cannot be survived, others, (in fact, the vast majority) can be survived. If you are ever unfortunate enough to be in a plane that crashes, there are things you can do to better your chances…



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Personal survival kits:

by James Mandeville

Make a personal survival kit

How to make a survival kit

Making a personal survival kit is not only a wise thing to do, it can be fun and even more important - it can save your life one day! Find out how to do it…



Desert survival:

by James Mandeville

Survive in the desert

How to survive deserts

Full length article, covering essential desert survival, including vehicles…




Planning an Expedition:

by James Mandeville

Planning an Expedition

Start Planning an Expedition

For some, an expedition is scientific exploration, for others, the desire to cross oceans, travel waterways, climb mountains, explore caves, to experience new cultures, or just to go someplace they otherwise would not visit. How do you even start to plan?




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Tel:
0044 (0)1453-752220

Mob:
0044 (0)7786-436518

Survival School Ltd
1 Epworth Mount, Ocker Hill, Randwick, Stroud, Gloucestershire GL6 6HU, United Kingdom.

Website: http://www.survivalschool.co.uk/

Survival School Ltd is a UK-based centre dedicated to teaching Bushcraft, Survival and Wilderness Living Skills. Courses are available in Devon, Staffordshire, Wales, South West Scotland and the Highlands of Scotland.
 




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Tel:
0044 (0)1900-821779
0044 (0)7703-002769

Woodsmoke
PO Box 45, Cockermouth, Cumbria. CA13 9WB, United Kingdom.

Website: http://www.woodsmoke.uk.com/

Internationally respected for its pioneering bushcraft courses and professional approach to teaching classical wilderness survival skills. Bushcraft courses and wilderness expeditions in the heart of England's Lake District National Park, and overseas in extreme environments.




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Tel:
0044 (0)1432-356700

Bushcraft Expeditions Limited
All courses taught in Beaminster, Dorset, United Kingdom.

Website: http://www.bushcraftexpeditions.com/

Bushcraft Expeditions has an unrivalled record for teaching bushcraft and survival skills and for leading overseas wilderness expeditions. They provide high quality trips and courses that are good value for money. Experienced instructors with over 35 years of experience gained by teaching survival skills and from living and working with indigenous cultures all over the world.




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