A man has been airlifted to hospital after his kayak overturned in the sea north of Lochinver.
The incident took place in Clash Nessie Bay at around 1.30pm.
A spokesman for Stornoway Coastguard said the Lochinver Lifeboat and coastguard rescue helicopter 948 went to the scene.
He said: “By the time the helicopter reached him, he had been assisted out of the water by some onlookers. He was taken back to Stornoway for medical assistance, to be checked out.”