Swimming with sharks can be done with relative safety, assuming you follow a few basic principles, and understand a bit of shark psychology.
First off, never swim with sharks alone. You should have someone in the water with you, as well as someone on board the boat. Make sure you have the ability to radio for help.
Avoid swimming at dawn or dusk, since this is when sharks are most likely to be feeding. Also, avoid murky water. Not only is it harder for you to see an approaching shark, (more…)