K38's training programs evolved over the past 24 years; and currently enjoy support with 10 International K38 affiliates. Along with a cadre of professional NSBC and NASBLA boating safety instructors; K38 teaches Personal Watercraft and Rescue Water Craft courses in swiftwater rescue, big wave safety, PWC competitions, flood, military, open water, surf and disaster management for occupational lifesavers.
K38 has been instrumental in setting recognized standards for these small power boats for lifesaving and rescue use working closely with boating safety associations and government agencies such as the National Safe Boating Council, the American Watercraft Association and the National Association of State Boating Law Administrators, Maris and the California Department of Boating and Waterways.
Founder and Lead Instructor, Shawn Alladio is a Professional PWC offshore racer and IJSBA and NSBC Boating Safety Hall of Fame inductee. She has received numerous boating safety awards and is considered the foremost PWC subject matter expert (SME).