As the owner of a C&C 35/3, I commend you on you excellent taste! You might want to check out www.cncphotalbum.com
for all things C&C and join the forum. There is a 40 near Annapolis CHEAP advertised in Spinsheet. I don't know what sort of condition it is in. My goal for next summer is to take my boat to Newport, as I am from RI.