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Old 01 February 2006, 09:44   #11
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Just read up on the Med - quite a few sharks there as the waters a LOT warmer than ours but very rare do they ever attack anyone!!! Last was in 1984 off Greece - and look how many people swim in the Med!!!

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Old 01 February 2006, 12:37   #12
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Originally Posted by codprawn
You are safe in British waters - sharks too cold to bother - same if water too hot.
Oh I don't know about that!

A good few years ago off the Nab Tower a Basking Shark landed on a small Fishing boat and sank it....If I remember correctly.


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Old 01 February 2006, 13:23   #13
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Nice one Olly


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