T I M E L I N E 1980 1982 Geodesic tents & GORE-TEX® bivi bags made by Wintergear First thermal gloves produced 1983 Quasar tent introduced 1986 Wintergear bought by Wild Country Ltd Production moved to Derbyshire 1993 Terra Nova Equipment Ltd formed following de-merger of Wild Country Ltd. Tents now branded Terra Nova. The company also acquired the Extremities clothing accessories brand from Wild Country Ltd. 1994 Introduction of Watershed® the first PU / silicone coated flysheet fabric in the industry 1999 Terra Nova Equipment launches Wild Country range of tents 2000 Terra Nova Equipment Ltd acquired by Hubaco Ltd, owned by Andy Utting and Carolyn Budding