Coastguard practice in Port Charlotte (1), Isle of Islay

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Picture of Coastguard member practising their water rescue  skillsTo 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.

On Port Charlotte beach, Isle of Islay

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Picture of a small village beach, a lighthouse visible in the distanceIt’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.