He can still alert someone who can swim, (boat or float) to the predicament of the drowning person. Fear freezes the actions of a person in a situation like this. If they have the ability to act with calm and determination, even in the face of these personal fears, that will work toward winning the survival of the damsle in distress.:!!):tongue2:If a man who can't swim is watching a damsel drowning, his fear is well-founded.
The best he can do is drown himself too.
see in this ocasion their would have been no point in even trying