The Sunart Community Company enjoyed a successful launch day for the annual festival.
Highland Council officials have been instructed to progress work as soon as possible that will see the installation of ticketing machines that will see foot passengers and cyclists paying to use the service.
Ardnamurchan communities are fed up with governments paying lip service to supporting them.
Rises in the cost of living such as the recent increase in fares for the Corran Ferry are endangering the survival of small communities like Acharacle.
Highland councillors have agreed the local authority should explore further a range of options to develop a preferred outline business case for the Corran Ferry Service.
This years’ biennial event takes place on September 22.