Have you looked at this website: C&C Yachts - C&C Photo Album & Resource Center
Pretty good resource for C&C owners/prosepective buyers. Here's a review:
Perry Design Review: C&C 34 + and 34R
I love everything about the C&C brand; quality, performance, comfort. $55,000 sounds like a steal, the cheapest I've seen is around $75k or so.