For use day or night the Comet red hand flare is a short-range distress signal used to pinpoint position. May be carried on the ship’s bridge and is a requirement in ship’s lifeboats and life rafts. The hand flare is suitable for use on other commercial and recreational boats.
Also available is the Comet White Collision Warn-off hand flare which is for use day or night when a collision danger exists or for the illumination of small areas outside.
Ideally, both products should be stored in the robust, specially designed Polybottle, or in a dry, easily accessed location at ambient temperature.
1. Pull out red end until telescopic tube is fully extended and engaged.
2. Unscrew red end cap and point away.
3. Pull ball out sharply to fire.
4. Hold at arms length. Point Downwind. End plug ejects after 2 seconds delay.