Plastimo

Parachute rocket

Ref: 61693

Burns red for 40 sec. at 30.000 candela.
Rocket height : 300 m. Pull-wire ignition.

Dimensions : 25.5 x 4.7 cm (L x Ø)

  • SOLAS_MED_BLEU

Features

Projects a bright red star 

Visibility : 50 km when in optimum visibility conditions.  

Application : by night and day, used to summon rescue forces in a zone where chances to be seen are optimum (close to coast, close to other boats).
Fire two rockets at 5 or 10 minutes interval and then fire a handflare in the following 5 to 10 minutes.

W A R N I N G 

Distress signals and flares are safety products : they must be used with strict safety precautions and only in an emergency at sea.

  • Wear protection gloves before you pull the ignition system
  • Never point a distress flare at people.
  • Hold the flare downwind at arm's length above the water. Point outboard/downwind. 
  • Do not look at the burning flare, turn your head
  • When burning is over, put it in a bucket of water to cool down. Keep it on board until you bring it back to a bespoke collection station.
  • Do not use if flare is damaged or dented. Never use a flare after expiry date.

Store in a dry place, easily accessible and away from source of heat.

Read instructions carefully before use.
All instructions for flares and distress signals are in English.

Plastimo tips & tricks

Safe disposal of marine distress signals and flares

Plastimo is committed to preserving the health and safety of people as well as the environment.
Time expired or used marine pyrotechnics must be disposed of in strict compliance with local regulations.
Plastimo recommends that you contact your local council or maritime rescue co-ordination centre, to be informed of the rules in force locally and the disposal
facilities available.