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Vango Airbeam
Illusion 800xl Sun Canopy

Vango Illusion 800xl TC Sun Canopy (Polycotton)

Quick Overview

Ideal for the Illusion 800 TC polycotton tent, the matching Sun Canopy is an additional, zip-on canopy for the front of the tent.

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Availability: In stock

Regular Price: £220.00

Special Price £169.00


The Vango Illusion 800xl TC Sun Canopy is perfect for extending the profile of your polycotton tent, as it will add some living space to the front of the tent. The TC Sun Canopy is a polycotton sun canopy, and it will zip onto the front of the tent fully, for a secure seal against the tent. Quick, and simple to the pitch, the Sun Canopy has one steel pole, and should be unzipped, and laid flat in the event of strong winds.

  • Full Zip Fitting - for a more secure sun canopy.
  • 65 / 35% polycotton mix
  • Steel pole, for quick and simple pitching.

Additional Information

Manufacturer Vango Airbeam
Tent Collection Vango Airbeam Collection
Year of Manufacture 2017
Colour Nutmeg
Specifications No
Flysheet Fabric TC - Polycotton fabric 200g/m2

Polyester – a synthetic fibre, made from polymer units to create a textile fabric. Polyester is the most popular fabric for tent manufacturing, as it is durable, reliable and lighter in weight. Polyester does not breathe though, which creates more condensation.

Polycotton - a blend of polyester and cotton, primarily cotton (usually around 65% cotton / 35% polyester split). Polycotton is a more natural fabric for camping, as it is breathable, far more durable material, reducing the effects of condensation. Offers greater versatility in hot and cold climates.

Ripstop Nylon – a durable material used in tents which is strong and repairable due to its Ripstop properties.

Groundsheet Fabric No
Inner Fabric No
Window Fabric No
Height (cm) 218
Length (cm) No
Width (cm) No
Weight (kg) 8.00
Pack Size (cm) 80 * 25 * 25
Poles 1 Steel Pole
Poles or Air Steel

Most tent structure are either Airbeam or Poled in design, both have advantages and disadvantages. Air tents are quicker to pitch, but more expensive when compated to traditional pole style tents. Some tents are hybrids, and combine poles and air technologies.

Fire Retardant Yes

Fire Retardant – all modern tent fabrics are fire-retardant under EN5912 European Safety Laws. Caution with fire must always be used, as flame retardant fabrics, will still catch fire given the right circumstances.