1 pm: Fresh Gales and fair weather with haze – At ½ past 12 Anchored in 25 fathoms Coral sand, F N86E distant 2 miles. Point of it West. Spit S3°E, G S5W 3 miles. A S79°E 7 leagues. E S72E 3 leagues – Islands seen from the Mast head H SWbW½W 13 miles. L SW½S 12 miles I SSW 14 miles. K S¼W 12 miles – Washed the Gun, Orlop, and Cockpit Decks.
4 pm: At 4 cloudy, down Top Gallant Yards – [?] to ½ cable service
5 am: At daylight out boats
6 am: Breakfasted at 6 OClock – reefed the Top Sails close; and at ½ past 8 weighed – At 8 Hour·40′ bore away, Assistant and boats leading; F bearing East 3 or 4 miles. G S6E 3 miles, Soundings as per column – At 9 Hour·40′ the signal made to steer WbS, and 9·50 to Steer WSW
10 am: At 10 hauled to the wind, broken water seen to leeward – At 11 Hour·10′ made ye Signal to prepare to anchor and at 11 hour·50′ brought up with the small Bower in 15 fathoms, soft ground Handed Sails – Extremes of H from S[?]7E to S72E distant off shore 1 mile M SbW 3 leagues.
12 noon: Strong breezes and fair weather Assistant in company Distilled 23 Gallons of water
Latitude Observed 9°:36′·09″ South