Originally Posted by SeaSkills
This legislation applies to the use (and misuse) of distress signals:
1. The use of an international distress signal, except for the purpose of indicating that a person or persons are in distress, and the use of any signal which may be confused with an international distress signal are prohibited
If you set off a flare somewhere sensible, inland, where it is clearly not indicating distress, then it is demonstrably not a distress signal. Therefore it is not illegal.
Originally Posted by Polwart
maybe I have the wrong Chewy?
Go and sit in the corner. I expected better cyber stalking from you!
You'll need to buy a packet of Lifeboat Tea to find out what he looks like . . .