Clearly, certain industries have been hard hit by the coronavirus. Bar owners in varied parts of the world – a friend has just been bemoaning his fate to me – have had to close for months at a time yet still meet rent bills. Theatres haven’t been able to have crowds, rather the point of their existence. And cruise ships just haven’t been allowed to sail. Early stories of how Covid ripped through them have turned out not to be quite true but still – no sail orders have been common.
So, certain costs, like those of hulls and keeping things shipshape have continued. The question is when will things return to something like normal and we can all go sailing on the balmy ocean once again?
As we now all know those vaccines are on the verge of rollout. Sure, patchy coverage to start with but hitting