Monthly Archives: December 2018

Hamilton Island Race Week

There are so many cities, states and countries in the world which celebrate different cultures and festivals and that can be witnessed exclusively in that particular country or state like: Horrible and dangerous bulls running and people are running before the bulls to save their lives and they call it ‘San Fermin’ festival in Spain, be it a lantern festival in China etc. Exactly some states are well known for their sports activities like marathons, diving events or car/bike race etc. but there is an Island in Australia which celebrate a whole week by Yacht Racing and is famous as ‘Race Week’ of Hamilton Island.

Hamilton Race week is the most attractive race event in Australia and is labeled even on international calendar as the largest sporting and social event, where peers and family come together to challenge each other and test their yachting skills, to become the winner and enjoy this friendly rivalry; Sounds weird friendly rivalry but it’s true. Every August approx. more than 2400 yachties from around the world visit Hamilton Island to attend the race week, keelboat regatta is actually a type of boat which is allowed in the race, along with these cocktail parties, food markets, beach yoga are prominent events too during this whole week. Eat near street side food market by selecting cuisines from a vast variety, boost your adrenaline, play, have fun and enjoy the most of the race week are the mottos of everyone visiting there, this race week was initiated my David Hutchen in 1983 when he planned to start a proper yacht charter business and he successful persuaded the founder and owner of Hamilton Island to collaborate and officially arrange an event to support the tourism business and to gather the attention of the world, after which an official committee was formulated and was given the authority and responsibility to arrange the whole race week. Previously, Australia used to celebrate this event in April of every year till 1990, later on considering best weather conditions in the month of August; authorities shifted the whole event in the same month.

Now the time has passed with so many successful racing week together, Hamilton Island Race week is not restricted to yacht racing only but, they also host concerts of international singers, cooking competitions, acting talent hunt, beach modeling and photography and many more, all boats willing to participate must hold a valid IRC rating certificate which must be submitted to the authorities at the time of registration. Registration process is done electronically on the website and after all the entries fielded race committee decides which ones to accept (as it’s solely on the discretion of the race committee). Read this article to find out more details.

So no need to think anymore, pack your gears plan before hand and get ready to prove yourself internationally in this amazing race week which will start on 17th of August, 2019 and will last till 24th of August 2019. Still have time to think and participate, GOOD LUCK! If you are looking for best accommodation visit Hamilton Island Holiday Apartments for more details.

Benefits Of Electric Forklifts

Forklifts are an essential item for the warehouses, industries, business centers and even roads. With the advancement in the technology and the increase industrial works the significance of the forklifts is also increasing.   In order to complete all the works well in time and to compensate the energy problems that arise because of the oil and gas the electric forklifts   are becomes popular. For the workers operating these forklifts in their workplaces there are special forklift training sessions to learn how to operate these electric forklifts successfully. The benefits of using the electric forklifts are highlighted in the forklift training in NSW.

Some of these benefits are as follows

  • The electric forklifts are extremely efficient in their performance. Efficiency is determined by the fact that how well the forklifts can perform in minimum time using the minimum energy.
  • Electric forklifts one time investment. The first time cost is much higher but with the passage of time the maintenance and service would not cost as much as the others do. The fuel costs are also not very high as The only requirement is the recharging of the battery. Some water is also required which is not expensive either.
  • The cost of energy is even half less than the price of the oil and the gas.
  • They are excellent choice for the small areas. Some of these are so small that they can fit in any interiors and then can pass through all kinds of doorways too. As the size is very small therefore the forklifts can easily move around without giving any big challenge. Due to the small radius twisting and turning around is also easy.
  • There is little maintenance required in keeping the forklift in action. As it is not very complex and has minimum parts therefore the maintenance requires very little money and time. This simple structure can reduce the overall expenses of the electric forklift.
  • There is no need to have the fuel storage equipment. All it requires is the battery that can be recharged.
  • These who are bothered by the unwanted sound and noises created by the forklifts. The electric forklifts make minimum noise that ensures maximum comfort during the working hours without bothering anyone in the surroundings.
  • The electric forklift has a low centre of gravity. This is another plus point that guarantees that the working capacity in increased and the truck remains stable even while lifting the heaviest loads. It is a great gift for the eco lovers. Unlike many forklift trucks that generate heavy carbon component in the air the electric forklifts generate no carbon compounds into the air.
  • The battery is charged with in less time. Once done the battery can be removed from truck and kept safely. Check this website to find out more details.