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False Creek Shipwreck | by denny.yang
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False Creek Shipwreck

False Creek near downtown Vancouver is not a creek but rather an inlet leading out to English Bay and eventually the Pacific Ocean. The location is prime real-estate lined with beautiful condos and private docks full of boats.


While walking along the banks of False Creek I came across a boat that had run aground and partially capsized on some rocks. It was an interesting sight to see with the mast sticking far out of the water and half the hull still visible. I thought it’d make an interesting subject to photograph against the scenic backdrop so I decided to return at sunset for some better lighting. Upon returning much to my dismay the tide had risen quite a bit and the hull was full submerged. Alas, visibly grounded boat at sunset wasn’t meant to be so mostly sunken boat at sunset would have to do :)

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Taken on May 24, 2016