Shark attack at Great Brak River, , South Africa

Shark attack details: Great Brak River, , Reported 05-Jan-1988
Date of attack:
Location: Great Brak River,
Shark species: 6 m shark
Name of victim: 5 m inflatable boat, occupants: Kobus Potgieter & 5 friends
Sex of victim:
Activity: Returning to shore, collided with shark
Injury: No injury to occupants; shark ripped off fibreglass hull, swamping boat PROVOKED INCIDENT

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