Caravan Weight Myths

Myth 1: It is fine to have end weight (like toolboxes and spare wheels) as long as the front end is heavier than the back. Reality: This is commonly believed. It is a very dangerous...

Advice: Caravan Suspension

The suspension is what rests between the vehicle and the vagaries of the terrain. It cushions the ride, making it more comfortable. But more importantly, the suspension absorbs road shock and prevents these forces...

Caravan Frame Guide

When it comes to caravan frames, is there any greater debate than timber versus aluminium? On the one one hand, aluminium doesn’t rot. On the other, neither does timber if it’s not exposed to...

Weighing Caravan Payload

Caravan payload. There’s no getting around this crucial aspect of caravanning. Everything you load into your van, from the water in the tanks to the flour in the cupboard, will erode the payload allowance...

Caravan Water Worries Solved

The fresh water system is one of the most important aspects of any RV. After all, the ability to carry large quantities of fresh water, or draw it out of a river in order...

Legal Towing Essentials

It’s a common question: how do I know if my car can tow that caravan? As you’ve probably noticed, there is a lot of advice on this topic, in printed magazines and in online forums....

Three tips to hitch your caravan

Hitching a caravan isn’t a dark art but, for the unwary, it can become complicated. These three top tips might make all the difference… MEASURE TOWBALL DOWNLOAD Not knowing how much weight is pushing on your...

Offroad Caravans: Five Key Features

Offroad caravans come in all shapes and sizes. But the truth is, offroad caravans are not created equally. Many caravans badged ‘offroad’ are genuine bush-thumping beasts that will follow the tracks of your 4WD...