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Distress flares are the indispensable part of the pyrotechnics complement to be carried on board any vessel and essential items of the ship safety equipment. The flares are considered one of the most effective and rapid mains of boat signal in distress, indicating your position.
It is absolutely imperative that all flares are stored in a water-proof container. Flares can play a key role in assisting early rescue and also reducing heavy cost of SAR (i.e. search-and-rescue operation). Approximately half of boats in Tasmania are used outside smooth waters and that is why they are required to carry distress flares.
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