Boat Review

April 2014 Issue

C&C 40 Still Turning Heads

A well cared-for edition of this racer-cruiser offers good value.

While C&C did not invent the racer/cruiser, the Canadian-based company has remained dedicated for two decades to the concept of the dual-purpose boat. With the notable exception of a few pure cruisers—the relatively low-performance Landfall 35, 42, 43, and 48—a racer-based cruising boat (the Landfall 38), and a real oddball (the Mega 30), most C&Cs have paid at least lip service to contemporary trends in racing boats.

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