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#SeaBus40: Celebrating four decades with a contest! Share your memories and you could win!!!!!

#SeaBus40: Celebrating four decades with a contest! Share your memories and you could win!!!!!

Burrard Otter - Photo Courtesy of SeaBus Marine Attendant Shirley DeRusha
Burrard Otter – Photo Courtesy of SeaBus Marine Attendant Shirley DeRusha

Look at that beauty. All the style and swagger one would expect from a sea-faring vessel that ferries more than 17,000 passengers between downtown and the North Shore each and every weekday. Not to mention the 11-15,000 daily riders on weekends!

Whether it be an Otter, the Pacific Breeze or the now retired Beaver, SeaBus vessels have been sailing the Burrard inlet since June 17, 1977 and we think that deserves not only a mention but a big ol’ party!

DID YOU KNOW?!?
In 2016, there were 5.9 million SeaBus boardings!

An old advertisement for the SeaBus.
An old advertisement for the SeaBus.

Contest time!

TransLink is planning an exclusive SeaBus celebration the morning of Wednesday, June 14th and we’re having a contest to give five lucky readers a chance to join us on a special voyage to commemorate this occasion. Winners will also receive a limited edition die-cast SeaBus model!

Die-cast SeaBus model
As part of your winning entry you could win one of five die-cast SeaBus models!

Entering is easy! Let’s take a look back and see what memories YOU have of SeaBus!

Do you have a great story about your first SeaBus ride? How about a video of the launch of the latest Burrard Otter or perhaps you met a friend or romantic partner on a crossing? Share your stories, photos, videos, old fare, past print Buzzer articles – anything SeaBus! Send your submissions our way by commenting with your story below or sharing via Twitter, Instagram or Email using the hashtag #SeaBus40 to be entered and a chance to be featured on our social channels as we ramp up for the big 40th birthday!

Be sure to have your privacy settings public on the posts you want to share.

Contest closes at 11:59 p.m. on Sunday June 11th, 2017 and we’ll randomly select a winner on Monday June 12th, 2017. Make sure to check out the contest terms and conditions for all the details on the contest.

Stay tuned to TransLink’s social channels this month for more SeaBus celebration news!

Author: Robert Willis