This Pains Wessex Coastal Distress Kit is
suitable for use on craft sailing between 3 and 7 miles from shore.
The Pains Wessex orange handflare is
particularly suitable for yachts, dinghies and sailboards. This
waterproof, hand-held signal produces a dense orange smoke for daylight
Ideal to indicate wind direction to the
rescue helicopter in land or sea rescues. Burning time 60 seconds.
The Pains Wessex Mk8 red Handflare 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.
The Pains Wessex Para Red MK8A Rocket
conforms to SOLAS 74/88 as amended. Designed to withstand exceptional
environmental exposure and to perform reliably even after immersion in
water, the pull wire ignitor and improved grip provides easy handling. It
ejects a red flare on a parachute at 300m (1000ft), burning for 40
seconds at 30,000 candela.