K38 Mission Statement

To train elite operators, crew and coxswains, with accessory devices; including Night Qualification certification for those who qualify. To educate and mentor, promote youth boating programs, professionally develop competitor skills and to reduce injury and accidents for both recreational and occupational operators. 

K38 Vision Statement

To provide the highest level of safety coverage at special events, to lead innovation, design and standardization worldwide in the use of Rescue Water Craft, Personal Water Craft, Power Water Craft or Marine Reconnaissance Vehicles

Vessel Category

Our Personal Water Craft (PWC) - Rescue Water Craft (RWC) are an inboard boat less than 4.8 m (16 ft.) in length and, as such, is subject to all USA federal rules and regulations especially pertaining to boating safety and operation as enforced by the U.S. Coast Guard. States and local jurisdictions may have additional requirements for operation of powerboats in waters under their control. Additionally, other countries may have their own standards and regulations.


K38 continues to lead from the front. We have outreach into 32 countries and have over 27,000 hours of training time in the USA alone! We appreciate our clients and are proud of the heritage our students carry forward.  We are represented with qualified affiliates in 15 nations.

  • Founded Rescue Water Craft Association
  • Wake of Fame Awards
  • Combat Wounded Jet Ski Program
  • The History of Jet Skis
  • The History of Rescue Water Craft
  • PWC Registry Program
  • Mentorship Program
  • Junior Boating Program
  • Lucky 38 Race Club
  • Never Quit Challenge