The Shetland coastguard is assisting a struggling ship with 16 people on board.
A new £750,000 fish farm boat was named during a special ceremony at Mallaig in Lochaber this morning.
A boat that was moored in a remote Highland harbour sank after being attacked by vandals.
Two adults and a child had to be rescued after their sailing dinghy capsized in a Western Isles loch this afternoon.
An exact replica of one of the boats Sir Ernest Shackleton used on his expeditions is to be presented to a specialist museum by a Lochaber man.
Transferring oil and gas workers to offshore installations by boat and crane is 11 times safer than using helicopters, risk management firm DNV GL says.