A panoramic view from the small beach next to the pier in Port Charlotte on the Rhinns of Islay. Loch Indaal lighthouse also visible in the distance.
To ensure they are ready for emergencies the Coastguard needs to practise their water rescue skills. Here they are training in Port Charlotte on a Sunday morning in June.
It’s quite small, but it’s popular with families in the summer, the children jumping off the pier just to the right of the beach (not in the picture). Loch Indaal lighthouse visible in the middle distance.Taken on a bright June morning on Islay, the clouds clearing away for a beautiful afternoon.