Thursday, Jan. 24, 1788
1:00 pm Fair Weather and hazy.
5:00 pm Steered a ½ a point to the Eastward principally to get the sails between the Masts to draw better & which is generally the Case where I alter the Course often in a Day.
10:00 pm A great many Porpoises
Friday, Jan. 25, 1788
3:00 am A little Squally in Top Gallant Steering Sails
6:00 am Cloudy threatning much Rain
8:00 am Some light Rain
9:00 am Taken aback in all Steering Sails.
10:00 am Cleaned & Aired below
12:00 pm Light Airs and very Cloudy, but not Rain altho it threatens much. Very Sultry & Hot.
Remarks at Noon: Thermometer in the Air 80°