by Craig Leweck, Scuttlebutt Sailing News
There are several neighborhood restaurants that my wife and I have been supporting during the coronavirus pandemic, hoping our take-out orders would keep them solid during the business lockdown in San Diego, CA. And when a favorite opened for dine-in on May 21, we jumped at it.
I know that puts us into a category of people willing to take on health risks, but we knew the restaurant layout and owner, and were confident the risks would be minimized. They were, and it was a big step toward normalcy.
An equally big step occurred on May 23 when 39 boats participated in the first race to be held in San Diego Bay since mid-March. The announcement had come out only three days earlier, and the strong response had everything to do with a smart plan and an eager audience…