Reliability, Performance, Compliance

Buoysmoke Mk8

Buoysmoke Mk8

15 minute orange smoke Man Overboard day time Lifebuoy marker. Identical to Manoverboard MK8 Light & Smoke Signal - but without the lighting system. This version is required for USA and Japanese flag vessels who require 15 hour lifebuoy lights (SOLAS only 2 hours).

Order Codes:

  • 53830

SOLAS / USCG Approved Product

Length 453 mm (17.8 inches)
Diameter 275 mm (10.8 inches)
Weight 4,7 Kg
Net Explosive Content 1.722 g
Temp Op Min -1 °C
Temp Op Max 30 C (86.0 °F)
Temp Store Min -30 °C
Temp Store Max 75 C (167.0 °F)
Flare Color Orange
Flare Burn Time Minimum 15 min
When to Use

One is required to be mounted on each Bridgewing in its stainless steel bracket. It can be positioned upto 60m above sea level (SOLAS only requires 30m). Ideal for high freeboard vessels or rigs. Automatically deployed on release of the attached Lifebuoy. Can also be manually deployed. Safe for use on oil or petrol covered water. Day time signal which is attached to a 4 Kg lifebouy (not supplied) and used in an emergency to mark the position of a man overboard.

Storage Requirements

Ideally should be stored in a dry, easily accessed location at ambient temperature


Hazardous item! Dispose of responsibly through approved channels in accordance with local regulations.

Type Fibreboard Box
Maximum Quantity Per Pack 2
Pack Dimensions 41 x 26 x 49 cm
Estimate Gross Weight 14.4 Kg
Estimate Net Weight 13.4 Kg
Net Explosive Content Per Pack 3.44 Kg
Hazard Class 1.4S
UN Number UN0507: Signals, smoke
Transport Method Road, Sea or Air