Visual Distress Signals

The Pains Wessex Lifesmoke is a flat top distress signal designed to be easy and safe to handle. It provides effective position marking during daylight rescue operations and can be used to indicate wind direction, producing dense orange smoke for a minimum of 3 minutes. The lifesmoke conforms to SOLAS 74/88 as amended.
$43.28
The Pains Wessex Over 50 Mile Distress Kit is for use on vessels travelling over fifty miles from the coastline with the equipment to help in an emergency situation. Varying SOLAS and USCG-approved Distress Kits can be provided to suit the requirements of commercial fishermen or leisure boaters: differing kits may be tailored to suit differing applications. 3 Parachute Red Rockets, 6 Red Handflare…
$387.54
The Pains Wessex Buoysmoke MK9 is a compact Lifebuoy marker which produces dense orange smoke for 15 minutes. Ships are required to carry 2 markers, one mounted on each bridge wing with the brackets supplied and attached by a line to a 4kg lifebuoy. (An approved Lifebuoy Light should also be attached to the lifebuoy). The signal is used to mark the position of a man overboard in the water during d…
$491.12
Compact, easy to operate, handheld distress signal. Consisting of a red flare at one end and an orange smoke at the other. Housed in a rugged, corrosion and water resistant case. When activated, the signal emits a red flare at one end for use by both night or day. The opposite end emits dense orange smoke for daytime use only. Both ends can be fired independently and can be doused in water after f…
$98.55
A self-contained line-throwing appliance consisting of a weatherproof plastic casing with end cap, twist-grip trigger assembly, rocket and line. To comply with SOLAS requirements, four complete rocket and line assemblies should be carried on board. The device has a throwing range of between 230m and 250m. A solid propellant is used which guarantees a highly accurate flight path even in strong side…
$392.55
A self-contained line-throwing appliance consisting of a weatherproof plastic casing with end cap, twist-grip trigger assembly, rocket and line. To comply with SOLAS requirements, four complete rocket and line assemblies should be carried on board. The device has a throwing range of between 230m and 250m. A solid propellant is used which guarantees a highly accurate flight path even in strong side…
$212.15
The Manoverboard MK9 compact Lifebuoy marker produces dense orange smoke for 15 minutes and features two self contained, inversion switched, LED lights which far exceed SOLAS requirements. Ships are required to carry 2 markers, one mounted on each bridge wing with the brackets supplied and attached by line to a 4kg Lifebuoy. The signal is used to mark the position of a man overboard by day or nigh…
$631.43
The Pains Wessex Personal Distress Signal (PDS) contains nine 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. KEY FEATURES Each cartridge projects i…
$110.09
The Offshore Flare Package contains a comprehensive combination of propelled and handheld flares of both long and short visibility range designed to signal distress in an emergency situation. The buoyant Lifesmoke can be used to indicate position and wind direction once potential rescuer is sighted. This package also includes a buoyant and waterproof 12 litre poly bottle, ideal for storage. Contai…
$369.17
The Pains Wessex Parachute Illuminating Rocket is designed for use in day and night long-range distress signal situations and can withstand exceptional environmental exposure. KEY FEATURES Performs reliably even after immersion in water Ejects a white flare at 300m (1000ft) Burns for 30 seconds at 90,000 candella
$74.52
The Pains Wessex Parachute Red Rocket is a day or night long-range distress signal that 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 provide easy handling. Twelve should be carried on the ship's bridge and four are required in a ship's lifeboats and liferaf…
$40.58
The Red Handflare conforms to SOLAS 74 as amended. Designed to withstand exceptional environmental exposure and to perform reliably even after immersion in water. Featuring a telescopic handle with improved grip, making it very compact for stowage. Easily extended for safe handling and operation by pull wire igniter. KEY FEATURES: Approved to the latest worldwide SOLAS specification Red hand held…
$12.75
The Pains Wessex Ship's Bridge Distress Kit is designed to meet the SOLAS/MED/USCG regulation which requires twelve Parachute Red Rockets to be kept on a ship's bridge. This kit is packed in a 12-liter Poly Bottle. The Parachute Red Rocket is a day or night long-range distress signal that conforms to SOLAS 74/88 as amended. Designed to withstand exceptional environmental exposure and to perform re…
$599.70
The Lifeboat Distress Kit meets the SOLAS/MED/USCG regulation which requires a set of pyrotechnics to be carried in a lifeboat comprising of the below items. Contains: 4 x Para Red Rocket Mk8A 6 x Red Handflare Mk8 2 x Lifesmoke Mk9 All contained in a 12 litre large waterproof Poly Bottle
$435.99