The Isle of Luing community launched skiff number sixty last weekend and the Selkies were there to salute her, with their new flag floating in the gentle breeze.
The row down from Balvicar was a light paddle of three and a half miles down tide with a following zephyr.
The only hazard the Belnahua, who has right of way.
The Gill of Melfort came by road to the ferry and missed the lovely trip down, but had a nice row across the Sound.
One of our surviving fellow creatures, who has so far escaped the fish farm's rifles.
Rowing is back in strength it seems.