OK, I know I could have worked down below on cleaning and painting the engine room, but ...
The weather also cuts back on the river traffic quite significantly, though most of the commercial traffic continues.
Here you see the Arklow Rock easing herself down the river Itchen (taken a while ago).
I see from the internet that her namesake is in trouble.
There has been a distinct lack of dredgers alongside so I presume, like the Donald Redford, the adverse weather also keeps them idle.