Carraig Fhada lighthouse and Port Ellen buoy, Isle of Islay

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Picture of a square lighthouse and a green buoy with an approaching sailing yachtGuiding ships to the safety of Port Ellen harbour are the lighthouse at Carraig Fhada and the green Port Ellen buoy. A sailing yacht under motor is approaching to pass between the two. The hills of Kintyre on the mainland in the distance

 

Fly fishing competition on Loch Ballygrant, Isle of Islay

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Picture of two fly fishing competitors in a boat with a rowerA picture from the Commonwealth Fly Fishing Championship in June 2009, which took place on Islay. Several lochs were used, including Loch Ballygrant. The man on the oars is from Islay, but the other two are international competitors.