Coastguard teams were kept busy yesterday rescuing injured and stranded people in the Highlands - including walkers marooned by flash floods.
A teenager has been left with multiple leg fractures after a family outing to a historic north castle almost ended in disaster for the touring French natives.
A vessel which dramatically grounded onto rocks on Saturday evening remained beached on the coast near Burghead yesterday.
A broken-down fishing vessel has been taken under tow into a north harbour.
Members of Portree lifeboat crew were paged in the early hours of this morning to assist in the medical transfer of a patient from Raasay.
Three people were dramatically rescued from a vessel this weekend moments before it ran aground in choppy seas near Burghead.
HM Coastguard rescued three people from the water after their vessel ran aground off Burghead yesterday.
A major search and rescue operation was launched yesterday amid fears that a man had become lost at sea.
A yellow object reported in Broadford Bay on Skye has prompted an RNLI lifeboat to investigate.
A major search operation was launched this afternoon after Coastguard teams received a "man overboard" distress signal.
A retired Highland maths teacher has pledged his support to a lifeboat crew on the north coast in honour of his late grandfather.
A creel boat from Orkney was rescued by lifeboat volunteers at the weekend after experiencing engine failure.
A team of Moray divers set a new record as they climbed to the highest lakes in the UK to help a life-saving charity.
Rescue teams were called to help two people trapped on Nairn sandbar.
Rescue crews have been called to Nairn to help two people trapped on a sandbank. The coastguard was alerted at 11pm to the emergency. The Moray Inshore Rescue Organisation (MIRO) and RNLI Invergordon lifeboat were sent to their aid.
A major rescue attempt to save a sinking vessel has been stood down after it was believed to be a hoax.
Lifeboat crews are currently working at an "ongoing incident" off the Lossiemouth coast.
A man who was trapped in rocks with water up to his neck has been freed after spending nearly four hours in the sea.
Rescuers are cutting through a rock to save a man who is trapped with the water up to his neck, the Coastguard has said.
Emergency crews were sent to the aid of two people in trouble off Fraserburgh beach yesterday afternoon.
A stray inflatable, which had blown free from a beach in Lochaber, drew the attention of an RNLI lifeboat, two Coastguard rescue teams and a search and rescue helicopter earlier today.
The Mallaig lifeboat and Kyle coastguard rescue team were paged in the early hours of this morning to assist a yacht that had reported it was suffering from engine failure.
A passing kayaker saved two children from drifting out to sea off the Buchan coast this afternoon.
A rescue mission was launched off the coast of Portlethen this afternoon over concern for a small boat.
A man has tragically died after falling into water off South Uist earlier this afternoon.
Oban lifeboat launched on third shout of the day as crew required to assist medical transfer from Mull
The Oban lifeboat crew have been paged for a third time today to assist in a medical transfer from Mull to Oban.
Oban lifeboat was launched earlier this afternoon to assist a yacht suffering from engine failure near to Seil island.
A lifeboat crew has issued a warning about the dangers of Loch Ness after thousands of people suggested they could join a plan to “storm” the area in search of its famous monster.
A busy week continued for Oban Lifeboat, which was launched to assist a yacht with engine failure, west of Kerrera.
Lifeboat crew are currently attending an incident off the coast of Stornoway. The RNLI team launched from the Lewis capital around 1.25pm today. A spokesman said: “Lifeboat crew are currently working at an incident.” More to follow.
A couple are visiting every lifeboat station in Scotland - past and present - to honour the generations of life-savers who have worked from them.
A police probe has been launched to find out if a string of false alarm calls plaguing north-east Coastguard and lifeboat teams in recent weeks have been malicious.