Running your ship ashore is a dangerous, costly and – if you’re a commercial sailor – career-limiting thing to do. It should go without saying, but if you have a ship at your disposal, you should probably do everything in your power to keep it in the water.
Having said that, we have to admit a rusted-out boat stuck on the banks of a tropical beach can be quite nice on the eye. Case in point: this one, in Kandooma Island, in the Maldives. The photo was taken (by drone, we’re guessing) by a British athlete-turned-photographer named Ben Brown. We don’t have a whole lot more info on the ship, but it seems the Maldives are lousy with similar wrecks – you just have to get underwater to see most of them.