An RNLI lifeboat was called out to rescue two groups of people on the Firth of Forth back-to-back over the weekend.
At 4.01pm on Sunday, rescuers were alerted to a group of three people, whose broken down speed boat had experienced a loss of power.
The crew of the stricken vessel were stranded on Incholm Island, but were well, had life jackets and means of communication.
The lifeboat crew towed them back to Port Edgar and were met by the local Coastguard team.
While the volunteers were heading back to the station, their pagers sounded again at 6.30pm for two people stranded on Cramond Island after being cut off by the tide.
The lifeboat proceeded to the island and returned the pair to Cramond Harbour, who were again met by the local Coastguard team.