A teenage kitesurfer had to be rescued from an Isle of Man beach after strong winds started carrying him offshore.
Kite-surfers are warned to be careful in high winds
Port Erin Coastguard received reports the 18-year-old was in trouble in Castletown Bay on Tuesday, after his kite was torn.
An officer swam about 100 metres out to the man, who is not a strong swimmer, and they were both hauled back to shore on a safety line.
The coastguard has warned kitesurfers to be extra careful in bad conditions.
Kitesurfing involves standing on a board while being pulled along by a large kite.