Skipper rescued off Rockingham beach

PIC: Sally McGuire

A man has been rescued after falling from his boat off the Rockingham Foreshore.

Coincidentally, Water Police were conducting some training exercises nearby when the man was spotted struggling in the water around 11.30am.

His boat was still running, going in circles nearby.

The man was rescued and taken back to shore.

He did not suffer any serious injuries.

The RAC rescue helicopter was used to lower a paramedic onto the man's boat in order to cut the engine.

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