27th February 1769
Cape Horn to Tahiti
First part, Strong Gales and Cloudy; the remainder, Gentle Breezes and clear weather. P.M. set the topsail one Reef out. A large swell from the South-West. Wind westerly; course North 18 degrees West; distance 85 miles; latitude 39 degrees 43 minutes South, 110 degrees 26 minutes West.
Joseph Banks Journal
Moderate and fine, the weather began to feel soft and comfortable like the spring in England.
Posted by Arborfield at 07:33