Pains Wessex Red Handflare MK8


The Pains Wessex Handflare MK8 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 ignitor. Produces hot red flame for 60 seconds at 15000 candela.




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 ships bridge and six are required to be fitted in ships lifeboats and liferafts. The handflare is suitable for use on other commercial and recreational boats. Also available is the Pains Wessex White Collision Warn-off Handflare which is for use day or night when a collision danger exists or for the illumination of small areas outside.


Conforms to: SOLAS 74 as amended, IMO resolution MSC. 81(70) Part 1, (MED) 96/98/EC, BGV 426.005, BAM –P1-0594, 0589-P1-0617, USCG and other major maritime authorities worldwide.

Additional information

Weight 1 kg
Dimensions 23 × 3 × 3 cm


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