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Skye 300 Tent

Vango Skye 300 Pole Tent (2019)

Quick Overview

The Vango Skye 300 Tent is an easy to pitch, three poled tunnel tent with a side door entry point. Offering a budget, exceptional value for money tent, with Vango quality features embedded.

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Available: 10th February, 2019

Regular Price: £130.00

Special Price £99.99

Details

The Vango Skye 300 Tent is an adventure tent as a value for money price, ideal for Scouts, Duke of Edinburgh groups and adventure campers. Perfect for the Summer weather conditions, the Skye 300 is a three-berth tent, with a 70 Denier polyester fabric, with a 3000mm waterproofing. The tunnel design allows for a large sleeping space and a porch area for storage and living space.

  • Waterproof to 3000mm, 70 Denier Polyester Fabric,
  • Pitches as one - flysheet and inner tent.
  • Tension Band System II - for added stability in poor weather conditions.
  • Lights out inner tent reduces light into tent.
  • Linked-in groundsheet in porch area.
  • Ideal for festival and weekend camping

Additional Information

Manufacturer Vango
Tent Collection Vango Adventure Collection
Year of Manufacture 2019
Berth 3 Man
Details

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) 3000
Details

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.

Colour Green
Doors 1 Side Door into living space
Flysheet Fabric 70 Denier Polyester Fabric, 3000mm
Details

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 Linked-In Groundsheet, Polyethylene
Inner Fabric Breathable polyester inner (Lights Out)
Window Fabric Large crystal clear windows
Fire Retardant Yes
Details

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) 135 Tallest / 125 Lowest
Length (cm) 400
Width (cm) 195
Pack Size (cm) 60 * 20
Weight (kg) 5.65
Pole Bag Weight (kg) No
Skin Double
Details

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 * 180
Bedroom 2 Dimensions (cm) No
Bedroom 3 Dimensions (cm) No
Bedroom 4 Dimensions No
Floor Dimensions 400 * 195
Pitching Order Pitches as one, simply insert the poles and peg the corners
Poles or Air Powerflex® Fibreglass
Details

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 3 Fibreglass Poles
Pitching Time 5 Minutes
Pitching Area (cm) 400 * 195
Recommended Use Perfect for festival camping, scouts of DofE students - the Vango Skye 300 is a three-man tunnel tent with living space.
Specifications

Fabric Specification

  • Sentinel Active 70 Denier Fabric
  • 3000mm waterproofing
  • Fire retardant
  • Fully factory sealed
Features
  • Linked-in groundsheet for a more comfortable camping experience.
  • Groundsheet can be detached for easier cleaning.
  • Diamond clear windows offer great lght into the tent.
  • Patented TBS II - tension band system offers greater strength in windy conditions.
  • Only use TBS in bad weather, and do not over tension the straps.
  • Breathable inner tent to help reduce condensation.
  • Colour coded poles ensure pitching is a doddle.
  • Weather tested past EN5912
  • Lights-out inner tent reduces early morning light, for a longer night's sleep.
  • Handled carry bag offers greater portability
  • High visibility guylines prevent tripping and add stability to the tent.
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