Pains Wessex White Hand Flare Mk8


The White Handflare MK8 is for use as a collision warning signal or for illumination of small areas. Designed to withstand exceptional environmental exposure and to perform reliably even after immersion in water. Featuring a unique telescopic handle with improved grip, making it very compact for stowage. Easily extended for safe handling and operation by pull wire ignitor. Produces hot white flame for 60 seconds at 2,500 candela.



For use by day or night as a short-range collision warning signal, to pinpoint position and to illuminate small areas at night. These may be carried on the ship’s bridge and are recommended for yachts making night passages. Four white handflares are included in our RORC kits. Also available is the similar red handflare MK8 (Item No. 9529000), which is used to signal distress.


Additional information

Weight 2 kg
Dimensions 12 × 3 × 3 cm


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