A complete range of marine Flares by Hanson Pyrotechnic meet SOLAS requirements ensuring the highest level of reliability, simplicity and safety.
Current expiry date on the 2018 flares 12/2021
R.Y.A. Guide as follows below.Flare packs are a good guide for the number of flares you should carry. Often, the packs contain fewer than is generally recommended, so these should be topped up.
|Category||Length of vessel||Comments||Number of|
|Red hand-held||Hand-held smoke||Red parachute rocket||Buoyant smoke||White hand-held|
|A||Likely to be over 10m||Ocean passages||6||–||12||2||4|
|B||Likely to be 8m-13.7m||Offshore passages between 50 and 500 miles||4||–||4||2||4|
|C||Likely to be under 8m||Boats that cruise along the coast within 10 miles of land, with 4 hours of passage time||4||2||2||–||4|
|D||Likely to be under 6m||Boats that operate in daylight only, close to a safe harbour||2||2||–||–||–|