Two people were rescued by Mallaig lifeboat yesterday after their yacht became stranded. The pair were sailing just outside Mallaig Harbour when they began to experience engine trouble. HM Coastguard received the distress call at 1.30pm and the team towed the boat back to shore before returning to base shortly after 3pm.
Seventy-four people including several children have been detained after eight small boats tried to cross the Channel.
A man was yesterday airlifted to hospital after collapsing on a boat in the North Sea.
A hillwalker who died on a Highland mountain has been named as a Church of Scotland minister.
Police Scotland can confirm that the body of a man has been recovered following searches on An Teallach in Wester Ross.
The body of a hillwalker has been recovered from a Highland mountain following rescue team and coastguard searches.
Two women died after getting into difficulties while swimming in the sea at a city beach.
Two women have died after being pulled from the sea following a major rescue operation off a city beach.
Two people have died after being pulled from the sea off Aberdeen beach.
Police have been joined by the coastguard and firefighters in the search for a missing pensioner who has dementia.
A fisherman has died after he was rescued from the North Sea.
A fisherman has been airlifted to hospital after he was rescued from the North Sea.
A woman who died after getting into difficulty in water off the Isle of Harris has been named by police.
A woman has died after getting into difficulty in water off the Isle of Harris.
A man's body has been recovered in the Killilan area of Lochalsh.
A rescue helicopter crew had to feed a parking meter after being grounded by fog in the Highlands.
Western Isles health board has announced the appointment of a new chairman.
It was one of the most daring rescues of last year - with an 87-year-old man perilously perched on some of Britain’s highest sea cliffs just 200 feet above the waves.
The courageous efforts of a north-east helicopter winchman have been remembered on the 21st anniversary of his death.
A man has been rescued by HM Coastguard helicopter after he was thrown from his digger into a ravine in Sutherland.
A male passenger on board a luxury cruise liner in the Outer Hebrides was airlifted from the decks of the ship after suffering with heart problems.
An investigation is under way into how a cargo ship ran aground on rocks near the eastern entrance to the Pentland Firth early yesterday.
HM Coastguard crews are making attempts to refloat a run aground cargo ship of the coast of the Pentland Skerries.
An amnesty of out of date marine pyrotechnics was held on Arran at the weekend.
Two stranded skiers were rescued yesterday by the Inverness HM Coastguard after spending a night on the Glencoe mountains.
Coastline searches for a missing Applecross fisherman will continue over the weekend.
A major search for a missing Applecross fisherman has been called off, three days after his empty boat was found on rocks.
A massive search operation for a missing kayaker, which was launched on Saturday night, has been scaled back.
Lifeboat crews were scrambled after distress flares were spotted off the coast of Peterhead in the second deliberate false alarm in recent weeks.
An investigation has been launched after a fishing boat and yacht collided near the mouth of a north-east harbour.
An emergency beacon which has been triggering massive responses from the RNLI and Coastguard since June has been found – in a skip.
HM Coastguard has launched an appeal for boat owners to check their emergency position radios after being called to a spate of false alarms.