Oban’s new pontoon development for visiting yachts and cruise ships has become such a success that it is being considered for expansion.
Two of the north's most popular harbours have netted hundreds of thousands of pounds in funding to create more berthing space.
Fort William's new pontoons were used by cruise ship passengers for the first time yesterday .
Ambitious plans for a new £261,000 tourism development on the shore of Loch Linnhe that will create five new jobs in a rural area of Lochaber.
A yacht that became grounded in Lochaber was successfully refloated at high tide and is continuing on its voyage.
A community-run marina in Lochaber is hoping to attract more sailing visitors following the addition of 10 new moorings.
Lerwick Harbour has restored full berthing for yachts in the northern North Sea following completion of a project to refurbish its pontoons.
Work has started on installing pontoons in Fort William to boost the local economy by attracting more cruise liners to the Lochaber town.