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life-saving equipment [3]click to hear

Instruments and equipment for signaling a boat’s presence and for saving people from drowning.
life-saving equipment [3] distress beacon strobe antenna fog horn trumpet canister

distress beacon click to hear

Device that automatically transmits a radio distress signal giving its precise position.

strobe click to hear

Lamp that produces an intense light from a gas, which glows between two electrodes.

antenna click to hear

Metal rod that emits the radio signal into the atmosphere.

fog horn click to hear

Instrument that makes a regulation sound when visibility is reduced to indicate the presence of a boat.

trumpet click to hear

Bell mouth that amplifies the sound emitted by a diaphragm when compressed air passes over it.

canister click to hear

Small container of compressed air.