RNLI Loch Ness volunteers search for a missing kayaker
The RNLI Loch Ness lifeboat, crewed by Stuart Latham, Joy Cameron and Leanne Greatrex, were joined by the Coastguard Search and Rescue helicopter from Inverness and officers from Police Scotland.
After a thorough search, the helicopter crew spotted and person fitting the description of the missing kayaker ashore at Invermoriston.
The lifeboat was tasked to investigate and it was confirmed that this was the individual being searched for and that he was fit and well.
Other members of the operational crew and shore team frovided support from the lifeboat station near Drumnadrochit.
Key facts about the RNLI
The RNLI charity saves lives at sea. Its volunteers provide a 24-hour search and rescue service around the United Kingdom and Republic of Ireland coasts. The RNLI operates over 238 lifeboat stations in the UK and Ireland and more than 240 lifeguard units on beaches around the UK and Channel Islands. The RNLI is independent of Coastguard and government and depends on voluntary donations and legacies to maintain its rescue service. Since the RNLI was founded in 1824, its lifeboat crews and lifeguards have saved over 142,700 lives.