New for 2016, the Vango Kela III 310 Standard awning is one of many Kela awnings, offering an extra wide awning, which will allow plenty of added living space. The awning is inflatable, meaning it back be pitched within ten minutes, and will fit securely onto the side of vans with a height of between 205cm and 235cm. Additionally, the front has a zip-off canopy, which is perfect for those wanting added living space on the front of the awning. The canopy simply zips off in the event of poor weather.
|Tent Collection||Vango Airbeam Collection|
|Year of Manufacture||2016|
Berth – This shows the number of people that the tent can sleep within the inner tents of a model of tent, in line with the industry standard. Normal procedure is to look for a slightly larger tent, for example, a family of four usually purchase a five or six berth tent, to give added room and comfort.
|Hydrostatic Head (mm)||
Hydrostatic Head (Tents) – a waterproof rating for technical fabrics measured in mm. The higher the rating the more waterproof the fabric is. A rating of 1500mm is deemed waterproof, but on a tent, look for a rating of 3000 or higher. Measured by the height of water column a fabric weave can take before it begins to “sweat”. “Polycotton” tents will not have a Hydrostatic Head level, as they are not treated for waterproofing.
|Doors||4 Doorways - 2 Connecting Side Doors / 1 Front and 1 Side Door|
ProTex 6000mm, 420 Denier polyester, double-ripstop flysheet - a stronger, longer lasting fabric.
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||Sewn-in Polyester Groundsheet - keeps the tent comfortable and free of bugs|
|Inner Fabric||Breathable polyester inner - sold separately|
|Window Fabric||Large PVC windows|
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.
|Height (cm)||235 Max / 205 Low|
|Length (cm)||398 W/O Canopy / 498 With Canopy|
|Pack Size (cm)||L78.0 x H34.0 x W38.0cm|
|Pole Bag Weight (kg)||No|
Double Skin Tent – A tent with an inner bedroom and a flysheet, most family tents are designed as a “Double Skin tent”, as it makes the tent more comfortable, and lessens the effects of condensation.
|No. Bedrooms||1 Bedroom|
|Bedroom Dimensions (cm)||210 * 140 - sold separately or part of bundle deals below|
|Bedroom 2 Dimensions (cm)||No|
|Bedroom 3 Dimensions (cm)||No|
|Bedroom 4 Dimensions||No|
|Floor Dimensions||500 * 310|
|Poles or Air||
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.
|Number of Poles / Beams||1 Front Pole for Sun Canopy|
|Pitching Time||5 minutes|
|Pitching Area (cm)||550 * 310|
|Recommended Use||Spring to Summer usage - 205 - 235cm - perfect for fitting onto the side of the motorhomes or vehicles to add living space|