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29 September 2013
Terri Potts-Chattaway
September 29, 2013

People want to know - how did we get such a great picture of our boat? Our friends, Alison and Allan, again. Remember I told you they are pilots. One Sunday afternoon we were going for a sail and they were going for a flight. They buzzed us and later presented us with this photo. Nice.

And people want to know - when are we leaving for Mexico? Well, that all depends on the weather, but the plan is to leave on or about Monday, November 4th. We will check into Mexico in Ensenada and stay for several days. Then we will harbor hop down the Pacific coast of Baja, taking two weeks or more to reach La Paz.

And people want to know - what are we up to now? Well, besides sanding and varnishing and fixing sails and installing fans, we have been walking and swimming and having a lot of fun spending time with family. Part of the reason we wanted to stay so long in San Diego is because Jay's daughter, son-in-law and grandson live here. We have been spending some quality time with them. And Tuesday we will be taking a road trip to Tubac, Arizona where my brother, Jim, lives. We will visit and care for my mom while he and his partner, Michael, fly off to Hawaii for a much needed break.

So, even though this is a sailing blog, I will continue from the desert. All part of the journey.
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Vessel Name: Cadenza
Vessel Make/Model: Hardin 45' Ketch
Hailing Port: Malibu, California
Crew: Jay Chattaway, Terri Potts-Chattaway
About: Jay has owned Cadenza for over 20 years. He originally bought her in La Paz, Mexico (known as Mercury One and before that as Mar y Vent) and brought her up to the Channel Islands. Terri fell in love with sailing and Cadenza over ten years ago and she has been a labor of love ever since.
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The Plan: We are to leave Channel Islands Harbor the beginning of September, 2013 and head to San Diego for a few months of prep and family time. Next, we leave for La Paz (we love it there) the beginning of November. We will winter out of La Paz, exploring the Sea of Cortez. This is the first [...]
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