Cattle station announces plans for a yacht club in the outback

Sally Gall
By Sally Gall
June 28 2016 - 5:30am
Afloat: A turkey's nest in the middle of the Queensland outback isn't your standard body of water for a yacht. Picture: Sally Cripps.

With the announcement last week that the Longreach community is to host an Outback Yacht Club, many could be forgiven for thinking that seeing their dams filled for the first time in years has made the locals a little over-excited.

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Sally Gall

Sally Gall

Senior journalist - Queensland Country Life/North Queensland Register

Based at Blackall, CW Qld, where I've raised a family, run Merino sheep and beef cattle, and helped develop a region - its history, tourism, education and communications.

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