Waking up early on the water is almost always good for bird watching. There are ospreys and cormorants fishing, egrets hunting down breakfast, geese and their families just hanging out. We got off by 8:30 and headed down the sound. Most of the time we had the entire sound to ourselves.
So, what are the chances that a freighter would park itself right in the pathway of our autopilot?
Turns out it was transferring cargo to a smaller ship.
The entryway to Norwalk Cove is beautiful, with the colorful oyster boats going in and out of the harbor.