For use day or night the Pains Wessex Mk8 red Handflare is a short- range distress signal used to pinpoint position. May be carried on ships bridge and six are required to be fitted in ships lifeboats and liferafts. The handflare is suitable for use on other commercial and recreational boats. Also available is the Pains Wessex White Collision Warn-off Handflare which is for use day or night when a collision danger exists or for the illumination of small areas outside.
Conforms to: SOLAS 74 as amended, IMO resolution MSC. 81(70) Part 1, (MED) 96/98/EC, BGV 426.005, BAM –P1-0594, 0589-P1-0617, USCG and other major maritime authorities worldwide.