This Pains Wessex Offshore Distress Kit is
suitable for use on craft sailing further than 7 miles from shore.
The white handflares in the Pains Wessex
ORC/RORC Offshore Distress kit are for day and night use as a short
range collision warning signal and also for illuminating small areas.
The lifesmoke MK8 (smokefloat) is a small
and compact distress signal for daylight use only, for marking position
during rescue operations and iIndicating wind direction. Safe for use on
oil or petrol covered water. Conforms to SOLAS 74/88 as amended.
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.
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.