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Photos of a stranded sailboat stoked up interest on social media.

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On Monday September 29, 2015 while I was out at Golden Gate Park taking a break from all the drama, I heard helicopters. The helicopters were very low, so I went to investigate. So I got in my car and followed the helicopters,(yes that is possible) and they led me to Ocean Beach in San Francisco. Where I then noticed a sailboat had been beached or grounded in the surf. I then scanned Twitter, and the information I collected on that social media site said “Two people were rescued.”
I then walked down to the boat and began taking photos. Another person walked up to me, and said they had a backstory. They had noticed the boat acting weird off the beach earlier in the day, so I then dismissed the scene as thieves whole stole a boat and went on a joyride.

My initial reaction on FB here,
“2 people had to be rescued after their sailboat drifted onto the beach, at Ocean Beach in San Francisco.”
“If you ask me that boat doesn’t look sea worthy.”
“Authorities are suspicious.”
“A sail boat named the Sea Beach ran aground at Ocean Beach in San Francisco on September 28 at approximately 2:30p.m. “Two people were allegedly rescued from the vessel.”
“SFGATE, published one of my photos of the stranded vessel.”

and finally this post.

“Apparently the grounded sailboat stoked up a lot of interest on social media. I underestimated the importance or interesting-ness of that “beached sailboat?” Next time I will handle those scenes differently. I myself dismissed it as nothing more than thieves out for a joy ride on a stolen vessel. That’s why I wrote down “allegedly” on my posts. Thieves who wreck boats don’t get rescued, they get arrested.
I took one look at that boat, and my initial reaction was “stolen.”

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Photographing a deceased whale on a California beach.

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A SPERM WHALES DEATH IS AS DRAMATIC AS IT’S BIRTH AND LIFE.

Around April 14th 2015, a deceased whale had been reported on a beach near Sharp Park in Pacifica California. Immediately some people stated it showed signs of trauma, but no broken bones were found. Scientists and researchers were picking it apart and trying to determine how it died. But there was no conclusion, and the 50 foot decaying sperm whale still lies on a beach near Mori Point in Pacifica. Photos show it is decaying and seemingly melting back into the earth, but that didn’t stop people from defacing the carcass, and exploiting the whales blubber for entertainment.

Mori Point Decaying sperm whale

I visited the whale twice, and on the second visit I had noticed the whale had been graffiti’d up and the whales body parts or huge bits of blubber were scattered all over the beach. The smell is not that bad, but I would not allow any of the ocean water to splash the whales decaying juices to get on you, or you will have flies following you around all day long.

Blubber Beach aka Sharp Park Beach A Graffiti'd up dead sperm whale

I had also noticed that on my second visit people were trying to take some of it’s body parts like the fins etc.

But I can say in the past when whales were killed every part of the whale was used and not wasted.

Decaying sperm whale Decaying sperm whale

The whale had it’s lower jaw taken and the eyes were removed. I did see squid beaks in the guts, but I did not touch them.

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