UNLIMITED Audiobooks and eBooks

Over 40,000 books & works on all major devices

Get ALL YOU CAN for FREE for 30 days!

Captain Cook's Journal During the First Voyage Rou

James Cook

How does All You Can Books work?

All You Can Books gives you UNLIMITED access to over 40,000 Audiobooks, eBooks, and Foreign Language courses. Download as many audiobooks, ebooks, language audio courses, and language e-workbooks as you want during the FREE trial and it's all yours to keep even if you cancel during the FREE trial. The service works on any major device including computers, smartphones, music players, e-readers, and tablets. You can try the service for FREE for 30 days then it's just $19.99 per month after that. So for the price everyone else charges for just 1 book, we offer you UNLIMITED audio books, e-books and language courses to download and enjoy as you please. No restrictions.

Book Excerpt: 
. . .East. A.M. Shifted the Mainsail, Mizen, Fore, and Main topsail. Wind, South-South-West, South-West, West by North; course North 46 degrees West; distance 86 miles; latitude 48 degrees 27 minutes South, longitude 92 degrees 5 minutes West.

Thursday, 16th. The first part of this day had fresh Gales and Cloudy; in the night thick hazey weather with heavy squalls of wind and rain, which obliged us to close-reef our Topsails. In the morning and all the forenoon had strong gales and cloudy weather, and very heavy Seas from the South-South-West, one of which broke upon the Quarter and carried away the Driver Boom. Wind North-West, West, and South; course North 74 degrees West; distance 97 miles; latitude 48 degrees 0 minutes South, longitude 94 degrees 25 minutes West.

Friday, 17th. Strong Gales and Cloudy the most part of this day. Split the Maintopsail and unbent it, and bent another. Wind South-South-West; course North-West by West 1/2 West; distance 132 mi. . . Read More

Community Reviews

Long but very interesting!

Clearly Cook's Journal was the model for the Star Trek adventures with Captain Kirk. It's all there - the landing parties with the doctor, scientific reporting, encounters and trade with unknown cultures, discovery of Botany Bay, spreading gonorrhea (well maybe not that), and rivalry with the harsh-

Captain Cook's Journal During the First Voyage Round the World

The title gives the overview. The title doesn't tell you how different everything was in 1768 when James Cook left Plymouth to circumnavigate the globe.

Huge parts of the map were unknown even to the sailing nations. Cook discovered vario

Insight into the great man

Cook and other explorers have become devils in the eyes of many in the modern world. This journal shares a real insight into many first encounters. Not all go well but for an 18th century man, Cook is pragmatic and open minded.
Only tedious parts are the pages of the days wh

This is a great journal, an amazing man who achieved greatness from a poor upbringing. Every time I drive through the village where he was born, it seems almost incredulous that he could have ventured so far around the uncharted seas. He kept everything ship shaped and at no point did any of his cre

Hard to get thru in parts, due to all Cook's notes on tides, winds, and location. Other sections were immensely entertaining,(i.e. when he explores Tahiti, New Zealand, Australia), especially when one considers all the logistics of this voyage. Three years circumnavigating the world, exploring areas

Useful sections for a pirates and explorers topic - 4*

Scanned this for useful journal entries for my 'Land Ahoy' topic.
I learnt a lot about Captain Cook's life; personally, I found this interesting because he is from the same area as I am.

Overall, a good book for the researcher and enthusiast.
Read for personal research
- found this book's contents helpful and inspiring - number rating relates to the book's contribution to my needs.

After reading Lt. William Bligh's recounting of his later voyages to the Pacific, and the resulting Mutiny on the Bounty, I took an interest in reading about Captain James Cook's first voyage. It was interesting to see how one expedition literally made preparations from island to island for expediti

View More Reviews