.....Cauldron dashing & chafing against our sides as if envious of the ease and state with which we dared the spirit of the storm
Bent sails
  About 10am the wind being for the time tolerably moderate & the glorious sun shining his golden face we bent sails & otherwise prepared for sea.
Read Pickwick   In the afternoon amused myself with Sam Weller dined - spent a tolerably pleasant evening & went to bed.
Friday March 29
wind & rain Read Marmion

Good Friday

Capt. mustered Ships Company by ??? list
Wind & rain, - Devonshire weather; - Read Marmion & otherwise endeavoured to kill time - never knew many Fine days in this part of the country but not one on Good Friday; by the bye we had no hot crossed buns today; love food; - couldn't afford them I suppose. - Captain Harvey mustered ships company & took lunch with us. At 5 dined, ½ past 6 took cafè, 8 tea; - ½ past 8 Negus & 10 went to bed.