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A very hot day. Went back with Townsend and [[red underline]] May [[/red underline]] to Great Neck. The latter had brought my new mizzen sail along. Thunder and rain storm so stopped for dinner at Townsend's house. Then later went to Port Washington. Blake drove me. Aboard about sunset.
June [[overwritten]] 25 [[/overwritten]] 24.
Tried new sail which fits well. A very warm day but not unpleasantly so.
June [[overwritten]] 26 [[/overwritten]] 25.
Very warm. [[red underline]] Townsend [[/red underline]] and his son and May came aboard on morning to take a swim. After lunch I went to examine again the Typhoon the hot sun and weather are rather damaging her deck. [[strikethrough]] Very h [[/strikethrough]]
Then went sailing to Hampstead Bay and back Engine and sails work well.
Thunder and rain storm
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during night.
June 26 (Sunday) Weather much cooler. Cloudy and rain. Feel badly sunburnt on neck and shoulders.
[[strikethrough]] June 27 [[/strikethrough]]
Went out trying sails. Too much weather helm and not enough rudder. At anchor tonight at [[strikethrough]] Porth [[/strikethrough]] Port [[overwritten]] Ri [[/overwritten]] Washington.
^[[June 27. Same anchorage. Tried sails.]]
June [[strikethrough]] 27 [[/strikethrough]] 28
Left Port Washington to try sails further.  [[red underline]] Improvised [[/red underline]] the main sail into a square sail. Thus running with this [[red underline]] jury square [[/red underline]] sail and foresail was able to run before wind without heaving to as was the case in the past. When setting the mizzen the old trouble of [[red underline]] too much weather helm [[/red underline]] started again. Dropt anchor before Abrahamsson's ship yard [[red underline]] Cold Spring Harbor [[/red underline]] in Cold Spring Bay.
June 29. Another hot day. Worked
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