Kampa Water Gate Canopy Instruction Manual

Kampa Water Gate Canopy Instruction Manual & troubleshooting

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Explanation of symbols

Safety instruction: Indicates a hazardous situation that, if not avoided, will result in death or serious injury.

Safety instruction: Indicates a hazardous situation that, if not avoided, could result in death or serious injury.

Safety instruction: Indicates a hazardous situation that, if not avoided, could result in minor or moderate injury.

Indicates a situation that, if not avoided, can result in property damage.

Supplementary information for operating the product.

General safety instructions
DANGER! Failure to obey this instruction will cause death and serious injury.

Hazard of carbon monoxide poisoning

Never use a fuel-burning appliance such as barbecues or gas heaters inside the canopy. The burning process produces carbon monoxide which accumulates inside the canopy as there is no flue.

Failure to obey these ! warnings could result in death or serious injury.


  •  Make sure you know the fire precaution arrangements on the site.
  •  Do not cook inside the canopy or use open flames.

Beware of suffocation
Make sure ventilation openings are open all the time to avoid suffocation.

Failure to obey these cautions could result in minor or moderate injury.
Risk of injury

  • This device is not intended for use by persons (including children) with reduced physical, sensory or mental capabilities, or lack of experience and knowledge unless they have been given supervision or instruction concerning the use of the device by a person responsible for their safety.
  •  Do not allow children to play around the canopy and ensure that suitable protective footwear is worn. Guy lines are a trip hazard and pegs can be sharp.
  •  Cleaning and user maintenance may not be carried out by unsupervised children.
  •  Keep passageways clear.

Scope of delivery

Component Quantity
Canopy 1
Pole set 1
Groundsheet 1
Peg bag 1
Carry bag 1

Intended use

This canopy is suitable for:

  • Light to moderate weather
  • Touring and seasonal pitch This canopy is not suitable for:
  • Very strong winds or snowfall
  • Seasonal pitch or commercial use

This product is only suitable for the intended purpose and application in accordance with these instructions.

This manual provides information that is necessary for the proper installation and/or operation of the product. Poor installation and/or improper operating or maintenance will result in unsatisfactory per- performance and a possible failure.

The manufacturer accepts no liability for any injury or damage to the product resulting from:

  • Incorrect assembly or connection, including excess voltage
  • Incorrect maintenance or use of spare parts other than original spare parts provided by the manufacturer
  • Alterations to the product without express permission from the manufacturer
  • Use for purposes other than those described in this manual

Kampa reserves the right to change product appearance and product specifications.

Using the canopy

Before first use

Familiarize yourself with the product by carrying out a test setup before the product is used for the first time. Check if the scope of delivery is complete.

Choosing a site

Choose a flat site that is protected from wind:

  1. If necessary, use a windbreak
  2. Choose a shaded site to avoid UV degradation of the fabric
  3. Avoid pitching under trees as falling branches, resin, etc. can damage the groundsheet
  4. Clear the site of sharp stones and debris to avoid damaging the groundsheet
  5. Set up the product with the doors facing away from the wind.

Setting up the canopy

NOTICE! Material damage
Do not open or close the zippers by force.


  •  The canopy comes with general-purpose pegs. These will be suitable for many sites but for some types of ground special pegs will be needed. Ask your dealer.
  • Drive the pegs at a 45° angle away from the canopy into the ground.
  •  Peg each guy lines in line with the seam it starts from.

Keep the following tips in mind while setting up the canopy:

  • The figures provide a general overview of the setup. The actual setup will vary slightly based on the model of the canopy.
  •  Get help. The set-up is easier with more people.
  •  Thread the poles through the outer sleeves.
  •  After standing the canopy upright, check the corner pegs and re-peg if necessary.
  • Peg the guy lines so that the canopy is under tension without distorting the shape.
  •  Check the guy lines from time to time to ensure adequate tension, if necessary use the runners to adjust.

Set up the canopy as follows:

  1. To protect the canopy from dirt and damage, lay down a groundsheet or footprint before unpacking.
  2.  Unpack the canopy.
  3.  Separate and identify the different components.
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Cleaning and maintenance
NOTICE! Material damage

  • Do not use sharp or hard objects or cleaning agents for cleaning.
  •  Do not use alcohol-based materials, chemicals, soap, or detergents for cleaning.
  •  Remove bird droppings and tree resin as soon as possible to avoid permanent damage to the material.
  1.  If necessary, clean the product with clean water and a soft brush.
  2. Apply impregnation against water and UV radiation before each trip.

Storing the canopy


  • Fully set up the canopy for cleaning.
  •  Choose a sunny day for cleaning to ensure the material will dry thoroughly.
  1.  Clean the canopy.
  2. Air fully and ensure the canopy is totally dry before packing away.
  3.  Store in a well-ventilated dry place.

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  •  During first exposure to water there may be some moisture at the seams. Through this moisture the threads will swell and fill the holes that are created in the sewing process.
  •  A fully equipped spare parts kit should include:
    •  Waterproofer
    •  Repair tape and repair solution
    •  Silicone spray for the zippers
    •  Spare pegs

Problem              Solution
Water leak           Check for leaky seams, damaged tapings, and moist areas.
If you cannot find any leaks, see chapter “Condensation”
If you find any leaks, apply a seam sealant.
Rip in the fabric   Use repair tape to seal the fabric.
Have repairs carried out by an authorized specialist. The shock cord connecting the poles has broken
Purchase a replacement shock cord.
Replace the shock cord.
Pole has broken    Use a metal peg as a splint by taping it to the broken pole.
Purchase a new pole.

All canopies suffer from internal condensation if
one or more of the following conditions apply:

  • high air humidity
  •  high ground moisture
  •  a drop in temperature
    Severe condensation can run down the inside of
    the roof and drip off ties, tapes, and other internal
    fittings and can be mistaken for leaking.
    • Increase ventilation by opening doors and/or windows.
    • Install a waterproof groundsheet.


  1. Place the packaging material in the appropriate
    recycling waste bins, wherever possible.
  2. Consult a local recycling center or specialist
    dealer for details about how to dispose of the
    product in accordance with the applicable disposal regulations.


The statutory warranty period applies. If the
product is defective, please contact the
manufacturer’s branch in your country (see
kampaoutdoors.com/store-locator) or your
For repair and warranty processing, please include
the following documents when you send in the

  • A copy of the receipt with the purchase date
  •  A reason for the claim or description of the fault
    The warranty covers manufacturing defects, materials
    and parts. The warranty does not cover fading
    of the cover and wear and tear due to UV radiation,
    misuse, accidental damage, storm damage, or
    permanent, semi-permanent, or commercial use. It
    does not cover any resulting damage. Please contact
    your dealer for claims. This does not affect your statutory rights.



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