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01-24-2013 12:35 AM
chef2sail
Re: What do you think about this C&C

David,

You know how I feel about C&C. You cant go wrong buying anything made by them on the pre 1998 years. If it fits your characteristics of what you want this certainly looks in good shape overall, but of course a survey will tell better. Most have Yanmars. The price seems reasonable especially if you can get in the 50s,

Dave
01-23-2013 11:29 PM
davidpm
Re: What do you think about this C&C

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Originally Posted by RobGallagher View Post
So are you thinking of buying this boat? If so, it's very near to me and I could take a look and see if it resembles the pictures in any way.

I have wasted some time and money traveling to look at boats that do not resemble the brokers listing in any way except make and model.
Thanks Rob. I live in Madison and I did see the boat. I was impressed. What I saw looked good. The rig was put up so I could not see that.
01-22-2013 10:10 PM
RobGallagher
Re: What do you think about this C&C

So are you thinking of buying this boat? If so, it's very near to me and I could take a look and see if it resembles the pictures in any way.

I have wasted some time and money traveling to look at boats that do not resemble the brokers listing in any way except make and model.
01-22-2013 07:48 PM
chef2sail
Re: What do you think about this C&C

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I never use a head off shore. I use what the dolphins use.
you mean you pee into the wind?
01-22-2013 06:23 PM
jameswilson29
Re: What do you think about this C&C

Dolphins can squat over a bucket?
01-22-2013 05:41 PM
davidpm
Re: What do you think about this C&C

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Originally Posted by treilley View Post
Not an ideal design if you plan to sail off-shore. No good access to a head. You have to go pretty far and to the ends of the boat to get to one. Maybe not a deal breaker for you but a consideration.

Looks great for LA though.
I never use a head off shore. I use what the dolphins use.
01-22-2013 04:57 PM
Tim R.
Re: What do you think about this C&C

Not an ideal design if you plan to sail off-shore. No good access to a head. You have to go pretty far and to the ends of the boat to get to one. Maybe not a deal breaker for you but a consideration.

Looks great for LA though.
01-22-2013 04:21 PM
miatapaul
Re: What do you think about this C&C

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Originally Posted by SloopJonB View Post
I've never heard of anyone saying they regretted buying a C&C.
Only when dealing with core, but they do sail well. I really like the looks of the interior on this a lot, those bunks in the walk through look ideal for grandchildren! The exterior leaves no doubt that it is a center cockpit. If it looks good I say go for it. As chef said do check the hull, is it out of the water now? If it is you might want to take a moisture meter to the hull before paying for a full survey.
01-22-2013 02:07 PM
SloopJonB
Re: What do you think about this C&C

I've never heard of anyone saying they regretted buying a C&C.
01-22-2013 11:19 AM
chef2sail
Re: What do you think about this C&C

I am also a fan of the Landfall 43. being a C&C construction is fairly good throughout. It is not a slow boat, but not built the the racer cruisers either. I know a few people who have cruised these in the Pacific as well as the Atlantic and I beleive this boat was also cruised in the Caribbean. Tankage for a 43 is a little light. All in all I think its a good buy.

Check all thru hulls and through deck fittings as it is a cored boat. Also check chainplates and find the last time the rod rigging was done?

Dave
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