The Vango Varkala III / Connect 520 skyliner is designed primarily for two models in the collection, the Connect 520 awning and the Varkala III 520 awning. Designed to fit in between the Airbeam structures, and attaching to the Skytrack II system, the skyliner is ideal for a reduction in condensation within the awning, as well as improving the internal temperature on cooler camping trips. Furthermore, the skyliner adds a more homely feel the the awning, improving the comfort of the trip.
|Tent Collection||Vango Airbeam Collection|
|Year of Manufacture||2018|
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.
|Pack Size (cm)||No|
|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.