You could be a sailor on a high school or college sailing team looking to augment your dinghy sailing skills in a larger boat or to test your ability against larger fleets.
You should have current E-Scow experience.
To Apply for the grant:
1) You must complete the grant application form and submit it to the IHSF office by midnight April 15, 2015. There are two acceptable ways to submit the application:
a) You may print out the application and send it by mail to:
Island Heights Sailing Foundation P.O. Box 1227
Island Heights, NJ 08732
Postmark is not controlling, the application must be in the Office by midnight April 15, 2015.
b) You may submit your application via email to: firstname.lastname@example.org and include "Boat Grant Application" in the subject line.
2) Include with your application -
a) Your sailing resume.
b) Information about your teammates and their sailing
c) Letters of recommendation and contact information
from two sailing references. They can be a current or former coach, a competitor, a member of your yacht club, or any other sailing reference who knows you well.
d) A personal letter outlining what the grant would mean to you and why you are the best candidate for a grant.
3) If you are under 18, your application must be accompanied by a signed letter from a parent or guardian in support of this application, with the understanding that they will be responsible for the boat and your activities.
There is a review committee of four E-Scow Sailors and one IHSF board member who will review all the applications. The members of the committee are:
William Demand - Co-Chair
William Warner - Co-Chair
Art Bailey - Co-Chair