Port Charlotte pier panorama, Isle of Islay

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Panoramic picture of a view from the end of a small pier over a coastal villageA panoramic view from the far end of Port Charlotte pier, taking in the pier itself, Shore Street, the Port Charlotte Hotel, the former Lochindaal distillery (now home to the youth hostel and the INHT) and parts of the north of the village. Taken on a calm and quiet June Sunday on Islay.

Coastguard practice in Port Charlotte (2), Isle of Islay

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Picture of a Coastguard team practising a water rescueAfter throwing a rope to a person close to the shore the Islay Coastguard team practised swimming out to two people in trouble and towing them back to the shore. All on a Sunday morning in June.