Passenger numbers were up 62 per cent on last year’s holiday break from 69,549 to 112,616.
Highlands and Islands Scottish Conservative MSP, Donald Cameron, has urged the Scottish Government to ‘get a grip’ on continuing problems facing residents and businesses in the region who are dependent on ferries.
Additional sailings will be piloted over a three-year period from March 2020 to try to extend the tourist season on Skye.
Beò will be a live celebration of the music, culture and heritage of the Highlands and Islands.
CalMac acknowledges 780 cancellations from breakdowns is too many.