K38 Mission Statement

To train beginner to elite Coxswains and Crew

To Protect Reputation, Events, Programs and the Public

To Innovate, Design and Review Products and Programs

Vision Statement

A Moment for Safety Will Save a Lifetime of Regret.

To Save Lives; Yours and Theirs.


Shawn Alladio

Shawn Alladio of K38 is the founder of the K38 Way of Training, setting Personal Water Craft standards since 1989 for a variety of use and application. 

Shawn is a certified National Safe Boating Instructor since 1999.  She has received numerous awards such as the National Safe Boating Council, National Association of State Boating Law Administrators and the National Water Safety Congress Regional Award, National Water Safety Congress 2009 Award of Merit, The National Award, Higgins and Langley Memorial Awards for Swiftwater and Flood Rescue Commendation Award, numerous heroism awards and was inducted into the National Safe Boating Councils prestigious 2011 Boating Safety Hall of Fame.  Many people and companies stand behind these awards, it is a united effort for the greater good in partnership of serving the public health and safety.

Shawn enjoys support from Kawasaki Motors Corporation USA, Hydroturf, Betty Belts, David Pu’u Photography, RIZNWILD clothing and Urban Anchor Print Shop. K38 is recognized as the soul source for international training programs, nigth qualifcation and anything regarding personal watercraft, consultation, curriculum development and legislative matters.