Their boat suffered damage during a storm a few weeks later. This is a representational image. Anton Petrus/Gettyimages

An Australian sailor named Tim Shaddock, who endured two months in the Pacific Ocean surviving on raw fish and rainwater, is reported to be "stable and very well" according to a doctor.

Shaddock, a 51-year-old resident of Sydney, along with his dog Bella, embarked on a journey from Mexico to French Polynesia in April.

However, their boat suffered damage during a storm a few weeks later.

After being spotted by a helicopter, they were rescued by a trawler earlier this week. The doctor on board the tuna trawler has confirmed that Shaddock's vital signs are normal, indicating his stable condition.

Shaddock began his extensive journey of over 6,000 km (3,728 miles) from La Paz, a city in Mexico.

Unfortunately, adverse weather conditions resulted in the loss of electronics on his vessel, leaving him stranded.

As a result, Shaddock and his dog found themselves adrift in the immense and unforgiving waters of the North Pacific Ocean.

After an exhaustive search, Shaddock and his dog were eventually located off the coast of Mexico, two months after they initially set sail.

The challenging circumstances during their ordeal were evident in Shaddock's appearance when found, as he had noticeably lost weight and had an overgrown beard.

"I have been through a very difficult ordeal at sea," he said in a video obtained by 9News.

"I'm just needing rest and good food because I have been alone at sea a long time. Otherwise, I'm in very good health."

Shaddock credited fishing gear for helping him sustain himself during his time at sea, highlighting its importance in securing a source of food.

Additionally, he cleverly avoided sunburn by seeking shelter under the canopy of his boat, which provided protection from the sun's harmful rays.

Following his rescue, Shaddock was seen smiling and wearing a blood pressure monitor on his arm, indicating that he was in good spirits and receiving medical attention to monitor his health.

It's positive to note that he is able to eat small meals, indicating his recovery and ability to resume a normal diet, BBC reported.

The tuna trawler is now en route back to Mexico, where Shaddock will undergo medical tests and receive further treatment if necessary.

This comprehensive medical evaluation will ensure his well-being and address any potential health concerns resulting from his challenging experience.

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