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High Performance, Sensible Price

The C&C 30 one-design high performance race boat offers the thrill and technology of big-boat grand prix sailing in a size that’s fun, easy to sail and affordable. No other contemporary offshore capable race boat in this size range offers such proven grand prix features, sleek styling cues and ease of sailing at such a great value.

The C&C 30 combines a stiff, slippery-fast hull, a powerful sail plan, and ultra high-tech construction and materials, with an uber efficient deck layout inspired by the TP52 class. Plus, the boat is also a featherweight flyer that’s tough enough to stand up to the rigors of middle-distance offshore racing too. The fun is just beginning.

The design brief highly respected performance boat designer Mark Mills was given at the start of the project couldn’t have been simpler, and paradoxically—more daunting. Throw the rating rule books out the window and design a fast, stable, close-winded, easy-to-race one-design 30-footer that planes easily and will leave all other 30-foot performance keel boats in its wake. He accomplished this difficult task with superior science and computer modeling, cutting edge construction techniques and materials, and by simply ignoring the accommodations requirements of the increasingly muddled field of “performance cruisers” available these days.

Additional Information

2014 Preliminary Specifications
Length Overall: 30.01ft, 9.15m
Displacement: 3,995lb, 1,812kg
Beam: 9.84ft, 3.00m
Draft: 7.50ft, 2.30m
Waterline Length: 28.70ft, 8.75m
Keel weight: 1,579lbs, 716kg

Rig and Sails
I: 41.01ft 12.5m
J: 11.32ft 3.45m
P: 41.83ft 12.75m
E: 13.94ft 4.25m

Main Area: 394.6 ft², 36.66 m²
Jib area: 246.0 ft², 22.85 m²
Spin area: 1,248.6 ft², 116.0 m²
Upwind SA: 640.6 ft², 59.51 m²
Downwind SA: 1,643.2 ft², 152.66 m²
STL: 18.37ft, 5.60 m

Hull/Deck: VinylEster / E-Glass / Foam Core Resin Infused Carbon Reinforcing in Structural Grid
Keel: Carbon Fiber Fin / Lead Bulb / Retracts for Transport
Rudder: Carbon Fiber Stock / E-Glass and Carbon Fiber Reinforced Blade / Self-Aligning Roller Bearings

Inboard Diesel Engine, Volvo Saildrive 12 HP
Two Blade Folding Race Propeller
Fuel Tank 6.5 US Gallon (25 liter)
Fuel Filter & Water Separator
Waterlock Muffler

12 VDC Distribution Panel
Main Battery Switch
Battery 70 RC/55 AH Deep Cycle (Second Battery Optional)
Alternator 115 Amp ORC Approved
Navigation Lights
LED Overhead Lights

Hall Spars Carbon Fiber Rig: Two Sets Swept Spreaders – supports Rig Without Backstays
Carbon Bow Sprit, Removable for Docking & Transport
Halyard Locks for Main & Primary Jib
Aluminum Boom with 8:1 Outhaul & Provision for 1 Reef
Two Dyneema Topmast Running Backstays
Shrouds: 1 X 19 S/S Wire
New England Ropes Running Rigging Package
All Necessary Blocks, Cleats, and Halyard Locks

Primaries: 2 X Harken 40.2 PT
Backstays: 2 X Harken 35.2 ST
Handles: 3 X Harken
Custom Bow / Stern Pulpits with Running Lights
Stanchions: Tapered S/S with Braces
Lifelines: Dyneema Upper & Lower
Rope Clutches, Spinlock
Jib Leads, Athwartship In/Out Up/ Down
Controls Below Deck to Trimmer
Jib Cunningham Below Deck to Trimmer
Cunningham 5:1 & Outhaul 8:1 lead aft to pit
Mainsheet: 16:1, Coarse Tune / Fine Tune
Traveler 4:1 to Main Trimmer
Vang, Spectra 16:1
Tackline to Spinlock Clutch
Foredeck Hatch Lewmar 22” Dia Round
Accessible Port on Cockpit Face for Lines
Composite Tiller with Tiller Extension

Two Tone Deck: White with Gray Nonskid
Awl-Grip Hull in Owner’s Choice of Color
Club Race Anti-Fouling Bottom – 400 Grit Finish
GP Race Bottom – 600 Grit Finish
Hull Graphics to Owner’s Specification
Cockpit Compass With Light
Canvas Package: Tail Bags, Handle Pouches, Lifeline Covers
EVA Foam Non-Skid Cockpit Sole
Powder Coated Stanchions and Rails

Second Spinnaker Halyard
Harken Carbo Foil
Harken Mark IV Roller Furling Unit

Second Manual Bilge Pump
Electric Bilge Pump System
Fresh Water System

Quarter Berths & Cushions
Trailer With Hull Supporting Bunkers
Pack For Overseas Shipping
Shrink Wrap
Electronics to Owner’s Specification
Single burner Origo stove with non-pressurized alcohol and a composite sink can be installed as well.
Head with holding tank (and a curtain for privacy!)