Long term I believe you'll be much happier with the C&C... prettier, quicker, and better built. In any case, of course, get a survey to be sure there are no serious issues, and make sure you understand the costs of keeping her - moorage, insurance and maintenance-wise. In some areas even the availability of moorage can be an issue.
".. there is much you could do at sea with common sense.. and very little you could do without it.."
Capt G E Ericson (from "The Cruel Sea" by Nicholas Monsarrat)
1984 Fast/Nicholson 345 "FastForward"