This Pains Wessex Inshore Distress Kit is
suitable for use on craft sailing no further than 3 miles from shore.
The Pains Wessex orange hand flare is
particularly suitable for yachts, dinghies and sailboards. This
waterproof, hand-held signal produces a dense orange smoke for daylight
distress signalling. Ideal to indicate wind direction to rescue
helicopter in land or sea rescues. Burning time 60 seconds.
The Pains Wessex Mk8 red hand flare is a
short-range distress signal used to pinpoint position during day or
night. It burns with a light intensity of 15,000 candela for a duration
of 60 seconds.