Inner Hebrides

Lifeboat launched from Portree on Skye

January 5, 2019

Stornoway Coastguard were called to assist a vessel with engine trouble earlier today. Coastguard were alerted to the incident, off Loch Snizort, at 12.46pm. A coastguard spokesman said: “A tugboat is assisting the vessel back to port, alongside Portree Lifeboat.”


Oban lifeboat crew are top of the tree

December 24, 2018

Navigation on the high seas can be tricky at the best of times, but the crew at Oban Lifeboat Station utilised their navigational aids at the weekend to spread festive joy and cheer.


Fraserburgh lifeboat called out after person injured on vessel

August 25, 2018

Fraserburgh lifeboat was launched in the early hours of this morning to assist a vessel with a medical casualty onboard. Crews received the call at 5.32am and were dispatched to a boat off Fraserburgh. The casualty has since been taken to hospital. Their condition is unknown.