Matches the Vango Rhapsody 800, the front canopy will provide additional shelter at the front of the tent, and provide an excellent area to sit of an evening, or to prepare food. The canopy attaches via a zip, making it a secure attachement, and the canopy can be clipped back against the tent in the event of poor weather.
|Tent Collection||Vango Airbeam Collection|
|Year of Manufacture||2016|
Polycotton Front Canopy
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.
|Window Fabric||No windows as it is a canopy|
|Pack Size (cm)||L60.0 x H17.0 x W18.0cm|
|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.
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.