NEW for 2015 (available March 2015)
The Vespucci Range from Coleman becomes one of our tent choices for 2015, because of their design features.
Tunnel tents are still the most popular tents on the market because of their ease of pitching. But most Tunnel tents use Fibreglass poles and Fibreglass poled Tunnel tents have one major weakness; they are susceptible to side winds once pitched. Fibreglass poles are designed to Bend and when faced by winds hitting the side of the tent they can bend, so distorting the shape of the tent and in many cases this leads to the Fibreglass poles breaking.
The Vespucci Range of tents are easy to pitch Tunnel tent, but gain there strength by using Steel Poles for the 2 main poles to the living area. A fibreglass pole that connects to one of the main steel poles allows the tent to have good headroom throughout the living area. There is a fibreglass pole to the bedroom area, but this is lower than the main living area and has pre-angled joints to give more upright sides so giving more usable space.
Another almost unique feature to Coleman tents and the Vespucci range is Mesh Pole sleeves. Usually only seen on top mountain tents, Mesh pole sleeves make the tent more aero dynamic by allowing the wind to blow through them instead to constantly buffering them as on solid pole sleeves.
The Vespucci range have mesh doors that zip all the way round to stop bugs and fully taped sewn in groundsheets to give a tent we feel will give you an enjoyable family holiday.
What the manufacturer says:-
Quick and easy to pitch, the Vespucci range combines generous dimensions with full head height throughout for comfort and convenience on the campsite. The living room is large enough to house a dining table and chairs and the integrated groundsheet keeps the bad weather and bugs outside. Large, separate bedrooms easily fit double airbeds for greater privacy and comfort.
- Strong steel poles
- Sewn-in groundsheets
- Mesh doors
- Separate bedrooms for privacy and comfort.
- Capacity: 4 Persons
- Rooms: 2
- Set up: Flysheet first
- Poles: Steel & fibreglass
- Groundsheet: PE sewn-in
- Fabric: Polyester, PU coated
- Seams: Taped seams
- Carry bag: Included
- Pack Size: 72 x 30 x 30 cm
- Weight: 18.8 kg
- Water column: 3000mm