Our Products

Our products

When you specify lifesaving equipment for your vessel, you need to know beyond any doubt that it is the most reliable and cost-effective available. With Pains Wessex advanced pyrotechnic marine distress signals, you can be sure that you have made the right choice.


Find a distributor

With distributors in over 70 countries, our range of SOLAS, MED and USCG approved distress signals is available in most major ports worldwide. To find your nearest local distributor or stockist, please click below.


Safety & training

The safety of those who live, work and play on the oceans is of paramount importance to our business, which is why we have designed a range of bespoke training programmes to support crew safety onboard.


Latest News

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  • Flare helps coast guard find two people in disabled boat near Miami

    Two people on a disabled boat off the coast near Miami, USA, used a flare to help the coast guard locate them. The boat failed…

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  • Flares aid rescue of two people from burning boat

    Two people have been rescued from a burning boat off the Welsh coast after summoning help using flares. A man and a woman were saved…

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  • Search and rescue team uses smoke flares to mark drifting kayak

    A search and rescue team has used smoke flares to mark a drifting inflatable kayak at West Kilbride, Scotland. Largs RNLI Atlantic 85 lifeboat was…

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  • Include flares in survival kit, say US Coast Guards

    After rescuing an 81-year-old man from a sinking boat, US Coast Guards advised mariners to include flares in their survival kit. The man’s boat started…

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Upcoming events & Exhibitions

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SMM Digital
2 – 5 february 2021 and beyond
Online only

Come and join us for SMM DIGITAL – the maritime business hub’s online event in February 2021

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