Comet Hand Flare
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 ships, lifeboats and life rafts

The hand flare is suitable for use on other commercial and recreational boats Easily extended for safe handling and operation by pull wire igniter produces hot red flame for 60 seconds at 15000 candela

The Comet Red Handflare conforms to SOLAS 74/88 as amended. Designed to withstand exceptional environmental exposure and to perform reliably even after immersion in water. Featuring a unique telescopic handle with improved grip, making it very compact for stowage. Easily extended for safe handling and operation by pull wire ignitor.

Unique, compact, telescopic handle allows easy extension for safe operation and saves space when stowed in liferafts.


• Produces red hot flame - do not point at people
• Do not fire in a confined space
• Keep out of reach of children
• Only for emergency use at sea
• If damaged or dented do not use
• Do not dismantle
• Keep away from source of heat


• Length: 175mm (6.9ins)
• Length with handle pulled out: 280mm (11ins)
• Diameter: 28mm (1.1ins)
• Weight Max:176g (6.2 oz)
• Light intensity: 15,000 candela
• Burning time: 60 seconds
• Colour of light: red
• Ignition: pull-wire ignitor
• Net Explosive Content Max.: 63g (2.22 oz)
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