Many UK yacht clubs have closed their doors to members and visitors alike following the spread of COVID-19.
There are fears in some more isolated communities that not all clubs will survive the pandemic because of the loss of revenue they face.
One source told Kraken News, ‘Cowes on the Isle of Wight is particularly vulnerable. The town has several yacht clubs and we fear that at the end of this not all will have survived.’
Already clubs are gearing up to beat the down-turn if and when it comes. The RAF YC in Hamble,