A basic four-pack of distress signal flares is a handy item to keep aboard your pontoon or deck boat at all times. This set of USCG-approved day or night signal flares fits right in your vest pocket. SkyBlazer flares are self-contained, waterproof and buoyant with an easy-to-use pull-wire ignition and launch height of 450 feet. Available from West Marine, this set includes a bag large enough to hold four handheld flares and other accessories for $46.99. Visit www.westmarine.com to order or call 800-BOATING.