Breathtaking Beach Beauty

Nearly half a year into the pandemic, it’s easy to dwell on what we miss.

The Memorial Day parade and July 4th fireworks. Large backyard barbecues. A normal school year. Life as we knew it.

But let’s not forget all that we have. Here in Westport, we are truly, bountifully blessed. We live in a loving, caring community. We have a broad array of resources to help us through.

And we have our beaches.

Staples High School senior Brandon Malin sent his drone flying over our shores. No matter how worried or down you feel, his astonishing photos will raise your spirits, and lift you high.

We don’t have a coronavirus vaccine yet. Until we do, these images are enough. (Click on or hover over to enlarge.)

Compo Beach: the cannons’ jetty.

Compo Beach: Ned Dimes Marina.

Compo Beach: Ned Dimes Marina closeup.

Compo Beach: the main beach.

Compo Beach: pavilion and concession stand.

Compo Beach: playground, pavilions and more.

Soundview Drive near Schlaet’s Point.

Schlaet’s Point toward Old Mill Beach.

Schlaet’s Point and Old Mill.

Sherwood Mill Pond.

Sherwood Mill Pond and Compo Cove.

13 responses to “Breathtaking Beach Beauty

  1. A view from Soundview. This morning.

    David Feig Westport, CT

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  2. Thanks for these iconic photos of our beloved Compo and surrounding beach scapes!

    Sent from my iPhone

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  3. Patricia McMahon

    Brandon, these images are spectacular .
    Best drone photos I’ve seen of Westport .

  4. Amazing, Brandon! Thank you for sharing these beautiful views!

  5. Frannie Southworth

    Beautiful! Thanks.

  6. These are gorgeous, Brandon! Thanks for lifting our spirits up high! Ms. Higgins

  7. Makes us realize we are shore lucky to live here!

  8. Beautiful shots – they make me remember how much I’ve been missing sitting at home for most of this summer!

  9. Dan- thanks for all your positive posts.

  10. Great photos! Would be nice to include Sherwood Island State Park which is also in Westport and is free to our community.

  11. Fabulous.

  12. Love this! Thanks for the positivity and good vibes.

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