PAINS-WESSEX–Lifesmoke MK9 Distress Smoke Signal
Hazard Shipping Information
Standard Shipping (ground service) is used to ship items that are considered hazardous. Delivery is only applicable within the contiguous United States. Additional shipping fees may apply. Signature required for receipt of shipment.
Lifesmoke MK9 Distress Smoke Signal
|Alert / Locate||Locate|
|Burn Time||3 Minutes Minimum|
|Pyrotechnics||1 Floating Smoke|
The PAINS-WESSEX Lifesmoke MK9 Distress Smoke Signal is a compact, flat top, day time distress signal designed to be easy and safe to handle. It provides effective position marking during rescue operations and can be used to indicate wind direction, producing dense orange smoke for a minimum of 3 minutes.
The Pains Wessex Lifesmoke MK9 is a small and compact distress signal for daylight use designed for stowage in liferafts and lifeboats. SOLAS requires 2 smoke signals per raft/boat.
• Signal for position marking during rescue operations
• Indicates wind direction
• Safe use on oil or petrol covered water
• Conforming to SOLAS 74 as amended
• Ideal also for leisure boats
The West Advisor articles have answered boaters' questions and provided solutions to boating problems for more than 20 years. West Marine has compiled one of the Web's most comprehensive collections of technical boating information articles.