Distress Signals and Equipment

A disaster at sea is every mariner's nightmare. How quickly help arrives depends on how quickly you are found, and distress signals are designed to make you seen and heard. Learn the different types of distress signals to determine the best type of signal to use based on conditions, and how to use pyrotechnic signals safely through drills.


  • Find out how advances in electronics make it easier to initiate distress calls
  • Learn about daytime versus nighttime signaling
  • See how to properly initiate a mayday call
  • Understand the importance of registering your EPIRB before a voyage
  • Discover the different types of distress signals, including pyrotechnic, electronic, audible, and reflective
Available on:On Demand
Length: 12
Audio: EN
Subtitles: EN, CH
Item no: DVD0-69
Categories: Emergency Procedures, Personal Survival
STCW: Personal Safety (A-VI/1-4)

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