Three elderly men rescued after boat capsizes off Rockingham

PIC: WA Police

Three elderly men have been rescued after their boat capsized off Rockingham.

Police were alerted around 9.20pm on Friday, March 29 that a vessel had overturned about 200 metres off Mangles Bay Fishing Club.

There were three men on board at the time, aged in their 70s and 80s.

"One of the men was able to swim to a nearby boat where he used his mobile phone to contact police," a WA Police spokesperson said.

"Water Police and Fremantle Marine Rescue attended and all three men were safely located."

The trio were assessed by St John Ambulance paramedics but luckily they did not require any medical treatment. 

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