A three-hour search was launched for a windsurfer who was seen in difficulty near Cramond Island.
Members of the public spotted the surfer near at around 1pm on Tuesday and called the coastguard.
A spokesperson for the Forth Coastguard said “We received calls about a male Windsurfer who was having problems to the East of Cramond Island, we laucnehd the Queensferry Inshore Lifeboat, the all weather Lifeboat from Dunbar, Siera Oscar 10 (The Police search boat) and the Royal Navy search helicopter Rescue 177 was scrambled fromPrestwick. It would appear that the male my have made it ashore before our two hour search got underway.”
At 3.45pm, the search was stood down when the windsurfer was traced safe and well.