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Lake Eyre: yachts set sail as flood waters end two-month journey

Yacht club members can finally take to the ephemeral lake in South Australian outback after tracking water from western Queensland• Sign up to receive the top stories in Australia every day at noonAfter weeks of tracking the slow progress of flood waters through outback Queensland, members of the improbable Lake Eyre Yacht Club have been able to return to the water.Water reached Lake Eyre, or Kati Thanda, in South Australia on 15 May, two months after falling in the upper Diamantina catchment in western Queensland, some 1,000km away. Continue reading......

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Published By: theguardian.com - Wednesday, 23 May