The Dangers of Pyrotechnic Flares

A Case for Electronic Flares

Boating safety should be no joke, yet those of you who have seen such classics as The Breakfast Club and Jaws 2 already know that pyrotechnic emergency flare guns can be extremely dangerous in the wrong hands. As these videos will show, pyrotechnic visual distress signals of all types, like traditional firearms, have both the ability to fatally injure people and require training for proper use. LED technology makes electronic marine flares a viable alternative to pyrotechnic flares.

Shot by a Faulty Flare – Surviving the Unsurvivable

image of flare accident