Captain’s Log

Documentary Channel – Tuesday 3, 8.00pm

Peter Elliott sails around New Zealand retracing Captain Cook’s voyage of discovery in 1769. Travelling on 20 different boats, Peter explores the coast line and meets the sailors of today and reveals the events that have formed New Zealand’s Maritime Heritage. Captain’s Log is the story of New Zealand’s love affair with the sea.
Episode 1 – Peter Elliott starts his voyage of discovery at the spot where Captain Cook landed in 1769. His first sail is on board the magnificent square rigger Spirit of New Zealand. Peter rounds East Cape on the high tech HMNZS Resolution. On route to Mercury Bay Peter searches for dolphins off the Coromandel Coast aboard the ketch Gemini Galaxsea.