9th March 1769
Cape Horn to Tahiti
First part, moderate and Hazey, with Drizling rain; the remainder fresh breezes and clear weather. Variation 4 degrees 41 minutes east. Wind South-West by West to South by East; course North 38 degrees West; distance 123 miles; latitude 35 degrees 47 minutes South, longitude 119 degrees 18 minutes West.
Joseph Banks Journal
Fine weather wind right aft. A tropick bird was seen by some of the people but myself did not see him.
Posted by Arborfield at 07:30