Pains Wessex Parachute Illuminating Rocket, Mk8


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Parachute Illuminating Rocket for sailing and on the boat flare

sailing boat flare

Parachute Illuminating Rocket is used in Search and Rescue operations at night or for collision warning.

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.

Rocket ejects a white flare at 300m (1000ft), which burns for 30 seconds at 90,000 candela.


Illuminating Rocket, Mk8 FLARE

Additional information

Weight .1 kg


• Length: 287 mm (11.3 in)
• Diameter at handle: 38 mm (1.5 in)
• Diameter: 32 mm (1.25 in)
• Nominal weight: 260 g (9.17 oz)
• Net explosive cont: 92 g (3.2 oz)
• Light intensity: 90,000 candela
• Burning time: 30 seconds
• Colour of light: white
• Ignition: pull-wire ignitor
• Altitude: 300 m (985 ft)


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


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