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Checklist for Choosing a Caravan Pitch

When you first arrive on site it can be difficult to choose where to pitch, you might find when it's too late that you have chosen wrong. You might either find yourself miles form the facilities or without cover in adverse weather conditions. The following tips will hopefully help you to choose wisely a suitable pitch. Look for surrounding water – Though the idea of pitching next to the river might sound appealing, it’s not worth the risk of flooding your caravan or water coming under your awning. Pitching up next to water can also mean more condensation inside your awning. Stay in Shelter – Where you can, find a pitch near hedges or other structures to provide shelter from the wind or rain.

Prevent Condensation in your Caravan Awning

At some point your awning is likely to experience condensation for a number of reasons, usually this excess water will dissipate however in some conditions condensation can prove to be an troublesome. Causes: The air inside your awning is much warmer than outside and this can produce condensation on your awning walls. Heaters, BBQs and humid, rainy weather conditions can make it worse. Cooking by gas for half an hour can produce half a litre of water, and sleeping at night you exhale approximately 1 litre of water. Do's: Ventilate - The best way to reduced the build up of condensation is the properly ventilate your awning. The waterproof awning material, whilst keeping water out also keeps w

The Sealander, an Amphibious Caravan

This is the world’s first amphibious caravan; the Sealander is a yacht and a caravan in one. Designed in Germany this caravan weighs only 380kg. The Sealander functions as a normal caravan until it is lowered into the water. The caravan is only 260cm wide and 185 cm high so it doesn’t exactly make for a luxury stay. It can, uncomfortably, sleep two and comes with a sink, a cool box and a camping toilet. The roof of the caravan is removable, allowing you to sleep under the stars. The interior will be customizable through various modules that will become available. Additional packages can be purchased to make the caravan a little bit more liveable, including an Electronic package, adding inter

Tips for Winter Caravanning

Each year more and more caravanners are touring throughout the Winter, opting for the quieter and serene experience.

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