The Question and Answer section for The Old Man and the Sea is a great resource to ask questions, find answers, and discuss the novel.
That would depend upon where you are in the story. He is out to sea for a total of four days.
Most of Santiago's possessions are related to his craft. His only other belongings are kept in his shack. A portrait of Jesus, his beloved wife's belongings, as well as a photo of his wife kept under his shirt because it made him lonely to see it....
Santiago hates the Portuguese man of war because it's poison would get on the fishing lines and give him welts and sores on his arms and hands.