Parachute Red Rocket Flare Mk8A (ONLY available for in-store pickup.)

SKU: 3350041



In stock and ONLY available for in-store pickup.

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 igniter and improved grip provides easy handling.

Ejecting a red flare on a parachute at 300m (1000ft), burning for 40 seconds at 30,000


  • Length 290 mm
  • Diameter 32 mm
  • Weight 235 g
  • Altitude 300 m
  • Net Explosive Content 84 g
  • Light Colour Red
  • Light Burn Time Minimum 40 s
  • Light Intensity 30.000 candela

A day or night long-range distress signal. 12 should be carried on the ship’s bridge and 4 are requirement in ship’s Lifeboats and Life rafts, 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.

Storage Requirements
Ideally should be stored in the robust, specially designed poly bottle, or in a dry, easily accessed location at ambient temperature.

Hazardous item! Dispose of responsibly through approved channels in accordance with local regulations.

Please Note: Check your state and YA regulations for your requirements.

PLEASE NOTE: Flares cannot be shipped interstate, due to government regulations on shipping of explosives. In-store Pick Up and delivery within Victoria only!



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