Thursday, June 16, 2011

Spotlight on Girl Scout Koralina Pior, Sailing Coach

In Texas, The Bay Area Citizen reports that Koralina Pior is the only female sailing coach at one of the most prestigious sailing schools in the country, J World in Annapolis, Maryland. Koralina got her start in Girl Scouts, finding an outlet in the Girl Scouts' Mariner and Summer Programs. Year round, she devoted her time to sailing and eventually progressed from learning the basics to teaching younger girls.

Now an accomplished sailor, Pior placed fourth in 2009 at the J24 World Championship the first time she ever sailed in Annapolis, Maryland. She has also participated in the 2009-2010 Trans-Atlantic crossing, a 4,000 nautical-mile sail through eight countries that only advanced mariners attempt. Make sure you read the entire article. Do you know any girls interested in sailing?