The Vango Illusion 800xl Airbeam Tent has been updated for 2017. The Illusion 800xl has the same 420 double ripstop polyester fabric as before which is about as good as it gets when it comes to polyester tents. New features for 2017 on the Vango Illusion are roof sky lights, these allow light into the tent even when the main windows are covered with the zipped curtains, saying that you can cover the sky lights in the main living area with the zipped curtain if you wish. The lower ground vents along the side of the tent are larger for 2017 to help air flow, always keep these vents open as they also help to cut down on condensation. The New sky track is a system that runs the length of the Airbeams which allow accessories to be hung from the Airbeams such as lights etc. The optional zip on sun canopy or front awnings are now fully zipped on from floor to floor all the way around the front of the tent.
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The layout fot the Vango Illusion 800xl tent is superb for most families, the bedrooms will all fit most double airbeds and double self inflating mats and have varible options due to the zipped dividing curtain in the four berth inner. The 2 berth inner tent within the middle living area can be used or taken down as required.
We love the design of the Illusion 800xl tent with the main bedrooms at the rear of the tent, then the middle living area with a fully sewn in groundsheet and two side doors, both with the option of just using the mesh covers and then leaving this area through the dividing door (which can be rolled back) into the attached front awning/porch area. The front awning area has no built in groundsheet but the optional footprint has a grounsheet for this area.
Also you can purchase optional accessories such as the zip on awning or zip on sun canopy to enhance the living space even further.
Protex 420D 6000mm Polyester.
NEW 50% larger vents – to enhance ventilation.
NEW SkyLight windows – to increase the amount of light.
NEW additional side door – to increase flexibility on entering/exiting the tent.
NEW SuperZips on flysheet doors – more durable, stronger and smoother.
NEW Full zip for front awning – front awning zips around front of tent to eliminate any gaps.
NEW SkyTrack System – to attach lighting, tidy cables or even storage units
Full mesh doors – to increase ventilation on warm days.
Diamond clear PVC windows – to maximise light and visibility.
Fully sewn in groundsheet – provides bug and draft free environment.
Lights out inners – helps reduce the early morning light.
NEW Double action AirPump – quicker and easier to use.
Pre-angled Beams - Achieve greater internal space than with a standard curve. Provides effective bracing against winds
Larger diameter beams are used with certain shapes and fabrics, to further enhance the AirBeam experience
All flysheet and groundsheet seams are factory taped - Provides watertight seal
Vango Protex® 420 Double Ripstop 6000HH - expertly designed to maximise strength and durability.
Fully Sewn-in Groundsheet - adds to the comfort of your tent by providing a bug and draught free environment. The groundsheet is attached to the flysheet with an external storm skirt to provide all round protection.
Oxford polyester groundsheet - Fantastic balance between low weight and high durability
Lightweight polyester bathtub groundsheet - provides a lighter inner base which packs smaller yet keeps your bedroom dry and comfortable
NEW Fully zipped front awning - The awning is attached with a full zip to eliminate gaps between this and the tent. The new front door has a curved zip which can be used from either side and will pack into a window pocket at the base so no more rolling away
Part mesh inner door - Allows ventilation, whilst keeping bugs out
Covered entrance - gives a sheltered entrance to your tent, which prevents rain from dripping in to the living area
Secondary mesh doors on all flysheet doors - Provides ventilation whilst keeping insects outside
Double zip door - provides additional flexibility by allowing the top of the door to be opened slightly for increased ventilation
NEW Super Zips on flysheet doors - Stronger, smoother and more durable zips, ideal for the heavier weight flysheet fabric
Living area pockets - Conveniently positioned for storing essentials
NEW 3 Cable Entry Points with Tidies - features more zipped cable entry points, allowing multiple power cables to be used throughout the tent
NEW Sky Hook System - Attachment system which can be used to attach lighting, tidy cables or even hang additional storage units
Bedroom pockets - conveniently positioned pockets for storing your essentials
Lights out inner tent - Darker fabric reduces the amount of early morning light
Generous king-sized bedrooms - big enough to fit a double sized airbed or double sleep mat
Zipped inner divider - Offers greater privacy between inner bedrooms. Roll away when not required
Diamond Clear windows - Maximise light and visibility.
Zipped privacy curtains - Simple and quick to use, zip curtains allow varying levels of opening. Fit to the flysheet with no gaps and simply roll down into a pocket
NEW Sky Light Windows - Windows which run along the roof line of the tent to increase the amount of light during the day and for star gazing at night
Low and high ventilation - Combine to create a comfortable flow of air through the tent, reducing condensation
Our new 50% larger vents allow greater ventilation and significantly reduce the chance of condensation building up
NEW Bedroom low level vents - low level vents enhance ventilation throughout the bedrooms and decrease the chances of condensation building up
Fire retardant fabrics - Meets European EN5912 safety standard
Patented Vango TBS®II Tension Band System ensures tent performs in adverse conditions, especially in strong, changeable winds. When tensioned, the bands brace the pole at 3 points, and prevent sideways movement. Adjust TBS®II to remove slack. Do not over tension, as this may deform the poles. Can be stowed away in calm weather
Easypack roller bag - Durable roller bag to take the effort out of moving your tent
Line-Lok guyline adjusters - Patented guyline runners. Lightweight, easy to use and will hold firm in windy conditions
Reflective guylines with guyline tidies - Woven with a reflective strip to pick up light
Webbing storm straps - Provides secure guying at the front and rear of the awning
360º Night-time Reflection Points - multiple reflective points around the tent ensure that the tent is easy to spot at night.
Reflective trim outline - For visibility in low light
L78.0 x H50.0 x W53.0cm
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