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Handheld Distress Leisure Distress Flares

Pains Wessex Red Hand Flare Mk8

Description:

 

Red hand-held, short range distress signal. Used to pinpoint location by day or night.

Burns for 60 seconds at 15,000 candela.

Features a unique telescopic handle making it very compact and space saving when stowed in a liferaft. Easily extended and pull wire operated.

 

Product Specification:

  • Length: 175 mm (6.9 ins)

  • Length with handle pulled out: 280 mm (11 ins)

  • Diameter: 28 mm  (1.1 ins)

  • Weight: 160 g (5.6 oz)

  • Colour of light: red

  • Ignition: pull-wire ignitor

  • Net Explosive content: 61 g (2.14 oz)

Price: €13.95

Pains Wessex Orange Hand Smoke Mk8

Price €31.95

Description:

 

Particularly suitable for yachts, dinghies and sailboards, this waterproof, hand-held signal produces a dense orange smoke for 60 seconds. Use for short range daylight distress signalling and wind direction indication.

For use in day distress signal situations and to mark the position during a rescue operation.

Ideal to indicate wind direction to rescue helicopter in land or sea rescues.

 

Product Specification:

  • Length: 255mm (10.05in)

  • Burning time: 60 seconds

  • Diameter: 33mm (1.3in)

  • Colour of smoke: Orange

  • Weight: 239g (8.4oz)

  • Ignition: Mechanical Pull Tab igniter

  • Net Explosive Content: 71.5g (2.5oz)

Pains Wessex Personal Mini Flare Mk8

The lightweight, Pains Wessex Personal Distress Signals pack contains 9 red aerial flare cartridges and a penjector firing mechanism, all enclosed in a tough, water-resistant case. The penjector is fitted with a stainless-steel spring and striker pin. It features a slot for easy loading and unloading of the flare cartridge with the trigger in the safety catch position.

 

Application:

Pains Wessex Personal Distress Signals are designed primarily for use on yachts, dinghies, Personal Water Craft, canoes and sailboards, but have many applications as a general-purpose distress signal for aviation, hill-walking, climbing, skiing and other outdoor pursuits.  It is visible for at least 5 miles in daylight increasing to 10 miles at night, depending on weather conditions. Operating instructions are on the case.

 

Product Specification:

•Application: For use in day and night distress signal situations

•Dimensions: 180mm x 58mm x 25mm (7.1' x 2.28')

•Explosive content: 45g (5g per cartridge) 1.26oz (0.14oz per cartridge)

•Height: '46 metres (150')

•Burning time: up to 5 seconds

•Light intensity: 10,000 candela

•Weight: 160g (5.6oz)

Price €87.95

Pains Wessex White Collision Warning Hand Flare

Description:

 

Designed for use as a collision warning signal or for illuminating small areas where an intense white light is required.

Features a unique telescopic handle which makes the signal compact and saves space in stowage. or use in day and night short range collision warning situations and for illuminating small areas.

 

Fully extend handle, remove white end cap, pull toggle sharply away from body.

Hold above head, outboard and downwind.

 

Product Specification:

  • Length: 175 mm (6.9 ins)

  • Lenght with handle pulled out: 280 mm (11 ins)

  • Diameter: 28 mm (1.1 ins)

  • Weight: 160g (5.6 oz)

  • Light intensity: 2,500 candela

  • Burning time: 60 seconds

  • Colour of light : white

  • Ignition: pull wire ignitor

Price €13.95

Pains Wessex red hand flare Pains Wessex Mini Flare Mk3

PN: 55665

Pains Wessex Mk8 Orange Hand Smoke Pains Wessex White Collision Warning Hand Flare

PN: 52751

Pains Wessex Orange Life Smoke Mk8

Pains Wessex Life Smoke MK8

Price €36.95

The Pains Wessex Lifesmoke MK8 is a compact, flat top, day time distress signal designed to be easy and safe to handle. It provides effective position marking during rescue operations and can be used to indicate wind direction, producing dense orange smoke for a minimum of 3 minutes.

Application:

The Pains Wessex Lifesmoke MK8 is a small and compact distress signal for daylight use only, designed for stowage in liferafts. Signal for position marking during rescue operations. Indicates wind direction .Safe to use on oil or petrol covered water. Conforming to SOLAS 74/88 as amended . Two signals are required carriage in SOLAS  liferafts and lifeboats. Two are supplied in RORC and Offshore leisure kits.

 

To use: Peel off top cap, pull string sharply away from body. A 2 second delay allows time to throw the canister downwind into the water.

 

Product Specification:

  • Height: 100 mm (4 ins)

  • Diameter: 84 mm (3.3 ins)

  • Weight: 370 g (13 oz)

  • NEC: 200 g (7 oz)

  • Burning time: 3 minutes minimum

  • Colour of smoke: orange

  • Ignition: pull-wire ignitor with 2 seconds safety delay

Pains Wessex Red Parachute Rocket

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. Ejecting a red flare on a parachute at 300m (1000ft),

burning for 40 seconds at 30,000 candela

Application:

A day or night long-range distress signal. 12 should be carried on the ship’s bridge and 4 are requiremed in ship’s Lifeboats and Liferafts, also suitable for use in other

commercial and recreational boats.

To Use: Remove red end cap. Hold firmly, vertically above head at arms length. Turn head away and pull toggle. Rocket is ejected instantaneously with a loud report and slight recoil.

Be careful not to direct towards people or property.

 

Product Specification:

  • Length: 295 mm (11.6”)                             Light intensity: 30,000cd candela

  • Burning time: 40 seconds                          Diameter at handle: 38 mm (1.5”)

  • Diameter: 32 mm (1.25”)                           Colour of light: red

  • Weight: 235 g (8.23 oz)                             Ignition: pull-wire ignitor

  • Net explosive cont: 84 g (2.94 oz)              Altitude: 300 m (985’)

Pains Wessex Parachute Red Rocket MK8

Price €41.95

Pains Wessex Flare Storage - Polybottle - 3 ltr

Pains Wessex Flare Storage - Polybottle - 3 ltr

Description:

 

3 Litre Polybottle water resistant storage bottle for flares - Will easily store Inshore or Coastal Flare sets

Price €16.95

Pains Wessex Compact Mini Flare Distress Signals

Price €59.95

Description:

 

The lightweight, Pains Wessex Compact Distress Signal pack contains 3 red aerial flare cartridges and a penjector firing mechanism, all enclosed in a tough, water-resistant case. The penjector is fitted with a stainless-steel spring and striker pin. It features a slot for easy loading and unloading of the flare cartridges. These are stored inside the casing on an elastic lanyard to avoid them being lost when the base cap is unscrewed.

 

Flares rise to 46m and are visable at 5 miles in daylight and 10 miles at night depending on weather conditions.

 

Application:

Pains Wessex Compact Distress Signal are designed primarily for use on yachts, dinghies, Personal Water Craft, canoes and sailboards, but have many applications as a general-purpose distress signal for aviation, hill-walking, climbing, skiing and other outdoor pursuits. Each cartridge projects its payload to a height of over 45 metres, burns for up to 5 seconds at a minimum of 10,000 candela and is visible for at least 5 miles in daylight increasing to 10 miles at night, depending on weather conditions. Operating instructions are on the case.

Pains Wessex Compact Mini Flare

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Pains Wessex Mk8 Coastal Distress Flare Kit

Pains Wessex Coastal Distress Kit

Price €194.00

Description:

6 Litre polybottle containing 2 Red Handlfares, 2 Orange Handsmokes and 2 Parachute Red Rockets.

 

Application:

Red Handflare:- 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 the ship’s bridge and is a requirement in ship’s Lifeboats and Liferafts.

 

Parachute Red Rocket:- A day or night long-range distress signal flare, suitable for use in recreational boats.

 

Orange Handsmoke:- For use in day distress signal situations and to mark the position during a rescue operation. Ideal to indicate wind direction to rescue helicopter in land or sea rescues.

Pains Wessex Day & Night Signal

Pains Wessex Mk8 Inshore Distress Kit.

Pains Wessex Day & Night Flare

Price €70.95

A compact, hand held distress signal consisting of a red flare at one end and an orange smoke at the other. Housed in a rugged, corrosion & water resistant case.

 

Application:

For Day or Night use - only when rescue services are sighted.

Select the end to use - Smoke by day and Flare by night or day.

Unscrew end cap, hold away from body and sharply pull toggle.

Hold outboard and downwind.

 

Ideal for personal use in small craft, kayaks, wind surfers or by aviators

Divers- Protect signal in a waterproof bag or container

 

Product Specification:

Length: 190mm (7.48 ins)

Diameter: 30mm (1.18 ins)

Weight: 170g (6oz)

Net Explosive Content: 45g (1.58oz)

Ignition: pull-wire ignitor

Flare burning time: 20 seconds

Light intensity: 15,000cd

Colour of light: Red Smoke

Duration: 18 seconds

Colour: Orange

 

Note: This is MOD spec. and not covered by SOLAS.

Description:

This Mk8 Inshore Kit comes complete in a premium waterproof container, approx size 360 (H) mm by 110 (W) mm.

 

Typical use: Boating day and night, sail or power upon inland, local coastal and coastal waters, up to 3 miles from land.

It contains:

2 X 60 second Orange hand smokes.

2 X 60 second Red 15,000 candela hand flares.

Pains Wessex Coasta Inshore Distress Kit

Price: €105.00

Pains Wessex Mk8 Offshore Distress Kit

Description:

This kit is designed for use when sailing more than 7 miles from land.It can pinpoint your position by day or night

The Kit contains the following signals supplied in a waterproof 12 litre polybottle:

 

4 MK7 Red Handflares

4 Parachute Red Rockets

2 Lifesmokes

 

NOTE: Container is no longer square but round Polybottle 12ltr as shown at botton of this page.

Price €349.00

Pains Wessex Flare Storage - Polybottle - 12 ltr

Pains Wessex Flare Storage - Polybottle - 12 ltr

Description:

 

12 Litre Polybottle water resistant storage bottle for flares - Will easily store Inshore or Coastal Flare sets.

  •  

  • Width218 mm (8.6 inches)

  • Height400 mm (15.7 inches)

  • Diameter218 mm (8.6 inches)

  • Weight0.6 Kg

Price €49.95

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