Koralina Pior

Koralina Pior<br />Coach
Koralina Pior
Coach

NAME: Koralina Pior

HOMETOWN: Seabrook, TX BIRTHDATE: May 12

#YRS. SAILING: 13 Years

US SAILING #: 633470N

CPR/FIRST AID CURRENT THROUGH:

CERTIFICATIONS:
US Basic Sailing Instructor

NOTABLE SAILING EVENTS AND ACCOMPLISHMENTS (RACING/OFFSHORE CRUISING):
J24 Nationals 2006 “Mutinous Dogs”
Women’s Rolex 2007; J22 “Green Flash”
Key West Race Week 2007; ID 48 “Blue” 4th place
J24 Worlds 2009 “Bad Moon”
Southern Trans-Atlantic crossing 2009-2010; BCC 28 “Sea C Rider”
6th Place 2010 Annapolis NOOD; J80 “Dragonfly”
Fort Lauderdale- Key West Race 2012; J120 “Teamwork”
San Francisco, CA to Kona, HI 2012; C&C 36 “Discover 2”

WHERE HAVE YOU SAILED:
TX, AL, FL, MA, RI, NJ, MD, NY, IL, CA, HI, DE, Gibraltar, Morocco, Canaries, Cape Verde, Caribbean, Australia

MOST MEMORABLE EXPERIENCE:
Hitting 13.2 knots surfing down the face of a wave in the middle of the Pacific Ocean, while, being chased by a squall at sunrise.

WHAT I LIKE MOST ABOUT TEACHING SAILING:
The “Ah-Ha” moment; when the light bulb goes off and you see in the student’s eyes and that they’ve just achieved a higher understanding of the art of sailing.

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