The Pains Wessex Para Red MK8A Rocket confiorms 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.
A day or night long-range distress signal. May be carried on the ship's bridge and is a requirement in ship's lifeboat and liferafts, also suitable for use in other commercial and recreational boats.