At this spring's boat show we were most impressed by the C445 amongst all the other offerings. Esp in terms of finishes below and storage. Reports were that she sailed quite well too.
All things else equal, we'd probably go for the Catalina.
1984 Fast/Nicholson 345 "FastForward"
".. 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)