The Vango Astoria 800 was new for the 2012 season. This tent features a vis-a-vis bedroom arrangement (one at either end of the tent facing each other) with a truly massive central living area. In addition there are covered front and rear doorways, large living area windows to allow in maximum light and mix of steel and fibreglass poles to form a simple tunnel design making it easy to erect (pitch time estimated at 25 minutes).
The Vango Astoria 800 can sleep 8 people in a 4+4 bedroom arrangement but each of the two inners also has a detachable inner divider so that each can be used as in a 2+2 configuration at each end.
Other technical features of the Vango Astoria 800 include, fully sewn-in polyethylene groundsheet throughout with 10,000mm HH waterproof rating, external pole sleeves for flysheet first or all-in-one pitching, fully seam-sealed Protex 4000 embossed 70D polyester flysheet for 4000mm hydrostatic head protection, storm skirting, colour coded Powerplus 22mm steel poles and PowerFlex fibreglass poles, fibreglass 'eyebrow' poles for covered doorways.
Other key details include, breathable polyester 'lights out' inner tents with part mesh doors, detachable inner dividers in each inner tent, inners than can be removed when not in use, large windows with internal privacy covers, low level vents, hanging organizer, cable entry point with cable tidies, mesh double doors on each entranceway. Roller bag for canvas, handled carry bag for poles. Repair kit. Fire retardant throughout. 25 minutes pitch time. Fully wind and rain tested.