2 Parachute illuminating flares Used during operations when a light source is required.
3 Flares Parachute red rocket A day or night long range distress signal.
4 Flares White Star signalling rocket Used for general signalling and acknowledgement of distress signal sighting.
5 Flares Maroon hand-held Used as audible call out signals or to alert vessels that are running into danger
6 Flares Mini flare packs Lightweight general purpose distress signal.
7 Flares Speedline 250 Used for passing a line accurately and quickly.
8 Flares Orange buoyant smoke signal Used as a daylight distress signal.
9 Flares Man Overboard markers Used as a day and night indicator during a man overboard incident.
10 Flares Orange hand smokes Handheld marine distress signal for day time use.
11 Flares Red hand flare Short range, hand-held marine distress signal for day or night use.
12 Flares White Collision Mk7 hand flares Pains Wessex Item No 52651 In 2006, a 51 year old yacht master was seriously injured after one exploded. Flares were subject to a total recall by Pains Wessex.