A humpback whale was rescued from fishing gear in the Northern Isles last week after an expert agency came to its rescue.
A lifeboat crew saved a fishing boat from being swept on to rocks off Orkney - and was then given lobsters as a reward.
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With a following wind, passengers barely have time to look out of the window between take-off and landing.
Scotland's only emergency Coastguard tug came to the rescue of a drifting fishing boat when gale force winds prevented a lifeboat from helping it.
It's enough to make you sea-sick at your desk.