Riverlife on the Thames and the Seine, drawings in the sand and a cute furry critter gets a new home

This week in the world’s best boating photos, a furry friend is released back into the wild, a sand artist joins protests in Scotland, rowers pass by the great Parisian landmark and emergency activites take place on the Thames.

To see all these images head to our best boating photos gallery or check out our selection of last week’s best boating photos.