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Chapoquoit Beach Stairs – Silhouettes At Sunset

Written by Brian Tarcy

WEST FALMOUTH – Every sunset tells a story. A day happens, and the world rotates. A Cape Cod sunset at Chapoquoit Beach tells a very specific story.

This one is told in silhouettes, those walking onto,  off of, and on the beach as the sun did its thing over Buzzards Bay.

Longtime readers of Cape Cod Wave may recognize these railings. They were in our first post,

Welcome To Cape Cod Wave

We returned to Chapoquoit Beach to affirm our love of this place.

While the hot political climate in America has us wondering if there are any places as nice as Cape Cod in a far away place, perhaps New Zealand, we know what these folks know – the stairway to heaven actually goes to a Cape Cod beach.


About the author

Brian Tarcy

Brian Tarcy is co-founder of Cape Cod Wave. He is a longtime journalist who has written for the Boston Globe, Boston magazine, the Cape Cod Times and several other publications. He is the author of "YOU CAN'T SELL RIGHT FIELD; A Cape Cod Novel." He is also the author or co-author of more than a dozen mostly non-fiction books, including books with celebrity athletes Cam Neely, Tom Glavine and Joe Theisman. His previous book was, "ALMOST: 12 Electric Months Chasing A Silicon Valley Dream" with Hap Klopp,who created the iconic brand, The North Face.
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Brian is a long-suffering Cleveland Browns fan with a long-running NFL predictions/political satire column connecting weekly world events to the fate of his favorite team, now at

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