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C&C Yachts
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C& C Yachts was formed in 1969, when Canadian boat builders Belleville Marine Yard, Hinterhoeller Ltd. and Bruckmann Manufacturing joined forces with the design firm of Cuthbertson & Cassian Ltd. New capital was raised through a stock offering on the Toronto Stock Exchange. Although Ian Morch of Belleville Marine Yard was the first president, he reigned in 1971 taking the Belleville assets with him. George Hinterhoeller was then named president. Later, in an interview, Hinterhoeller states that he accepted this postition reluctantly. He resigned in 1973, and was replaced by Geroge Cuthbertson who continued in that role until 1981.
C&C Yachts quickly established a reputation as a builder of high quality sailing yachts that were also successful on the race course.
From it's inception, as its first models were displayed at various boat shows in the US and Canada, the company sold as many boats as it could produce. In addition, a steep duty imposed by the Canadian government had also made them relatively affordable in the Canadian market.
After weighing different options for expansion, the company decided to open a new plant in Rhode Island.(1976) In doing so, it benefited from very favorable financial terms offered by the Rhode Island Port Authority and Economic Development Corporation. In addition, plans were made to open another plant in Keil, Germany. This was also due to an offer of special, low interest loans.
Throughout the late 1970's and early 1980's, C&C continued to develop and build new models, all of which were well received. Their revamped racing program brought the brand additional renown. But also during this time, a long, slow financial decline had begun. In 1976, George Hinterhoeller sold out and went back to boat building on his own. A plant at Kiel Germany closed in a few short years after incurring enormous losses. This and other factors were caused, in part, by a dramatic downward slide in the value of the American and Canadian dollar. An added factor was the gradual loss of the original personnel.
The death of George Cassian in 1979, one of the driving forces of the company was a major loss. Geroge Cuthberson left the company in 1982.
Finally, after the plant in Rhode Island closed, the last of the original partners, Eric Bruckman, head of the C&C custom shop, also moved on.
By 1985, C&C yachts was left with a single plant at Niagara-on-the-Lake, Ont.
From this time on, a long series of changes of ownership and various financial manipulations were to take place.
By 1990, no new ownership, or source of financing could be found and the company went into receivership. For the first time in its history, C&C failed to exhibit at the Toronto International Boat Show.
In 1992, there was a temporary reprieve. C&C was sold to Hong Kong based shipping magnates, Anthony Koo and Frank Chow. The name was changed to C&C Yachts International. By 1994, the factory was operating to capacity building a new 51, the the Tripp designed IMS 45 as well as the SR range of sport boats, designed by Glenn Henderson and originally built in Florida.
But then, in the same year, a fire broke out in the factory, completely destroying most of the tooling and the boats currently under construction. Insurance only provided a small portion of the losses.
In 1996, the factory closed, and the land, tooling and trademark were sold.
Just a year later, a joint venture was been formed with another defunct builder, Tartan Marine, to build a new line of C&C yachts. These new models included the C&C 99, 110, and 115 which were well received and sold relatively well.

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NAME/TYPE       LOA First Built
English / Metric
C&C 1/2 TON 30.42' / 9.27m 1975
C&C 101 32.81' / 10.00m 2012
C&C 110 36.33' / 11.07m 1999
C&C 115 37.75' / 11.51m 2005
C&C 121 40.00' / 12.19m 1999
C&C 131 42.98' / 13.10m 2008
C&C 24 24.00' / 7.32m 1975
C&C 25 25.16' / 7.67m 1973
C&C 25 MKII 25.08' / 7.64m 1980
C&C 26 25.58' / 7.80m 1976
C&C 26 ENCOUNTER 26.00' / 7.92m 1978
C&C 26 WAVE 26.67' / 8.13m 1988
C&C 27 MK I 27.33' / 8.33m 1970
C&C 27 MK II 27.33' / 8.33m 1972
C&C 27 MK III 27.86' / 8.49m 1974
C&C 27 MK IV 27.86' / 8.49m 1981
C&C 27 MK V 26.50' / 8.08m 1984
C&C 29 29.58' / 9.02m 1977
C&C 29-2 28.50' / 8.69m 1983
C&C 3/4 TON 32.83' / 10.01m 1974
C&C 30 REDWING 30.25' / 9.22m 1967
C&C 30-1 (1-506) 30.00' / 9.14m 1973
C&C 30-2 29.92' / 9.12m 1988
C&C 32 31.50' / 9.60m 1981
C&C 33 32.87' / 10.02m 1974
C&C 33-2 32.58' / 9.93m 1984
C&C 34 33.50' / 10.21m 1977
C&C 34+DK 35.50' / 10.82m 1989
C&C 34+R 34.08' / 10.39m 1989
C&C 35-1(REDWING 35) 34.58' / 10.54m 1969
C&C 35-2 35.00' / 10.67m 1973
C&C 35-3 34.67' / 10.57m 1982
C&C 36-1 35.67' / 10.87m 1977
C&C 36R 35.08' / 10.69m 1971
C&C 37 37.58' / 11.45m 1981
C&C 37/40 R 39.50' / 12.04m 1988
C&C 37/40+ 39.50' / 12.04m 1988
C&C 37-2 39.50' / 12.04m 1988
C&C 38-1 37.58' / 11.45m 1973
C&C 38-2 37.58' / 11.45m 1975
C&C 38-3 37.55' / 11.45m 1985
C&C 39 39.25' / 11.96m 1971
C&C 40 CRUSADER 39.67' / 12.09m 1968
C&C 40-1 39.58' / 12.06m 1970
C&C 40-2 39.58' / 12.06m 1978
C&C 40-2 AC 39.58' / 12.06m 1977
C&C 41 40.75' / 12.42m 1981
C&C 42 CUSTOM 42.50' / 12.95m 1976
C&C 43-1 43.33' / 13.21m 1971
C&C 43-2 43.00' / 13.11m 1980
C&C 44 44.17' / 13.46m 1985
C&C 44 CUSTOM 44.17' / 13.46m 1985
C&C 45 45.25' / 13.79m 2000
C&C 46 45.58' / 13.89m 1973
C&C 48 CUSTOM 48.17' / 14.68m 1973
C&C 50 49.83' / 15.19m 1972
C&C 51 CUSTOM 51.75' / 15.77m 1986
C&C 61 61.25' / 18.67m 1971
C&C 99 32.50' / 9.91m 2002
CORVETTE 31 (C&C) 31.16' / 9.50m 1966
EVELYN 32 32.10' / 9.78m 1983
FRIGATE 36 (C&C) 35.67' / 10.87m 1968
INVADER 36 (C&C) 35.75' / 10.90m 1965
LANDFALL 35 (C&C) 34.92' / 10.64m 1979
LANDFALL 38 (C&C) 37.58' / 11.45m 1979
LANDFALL 39 (C&C) 38.75' / 11.81m 1985
LANDFALL 42 (C&C) 41.67' / 12.70m 1976
LANDFALL 43 (C&C) 42.08' / 12.83m 1982
LANDFALL 48 (C&C) 47.50' / 14.48m 1980
MEGA 30 (C&C) FK 29.92' / 9.12m 1977
MEGA 30 OD (C&C) 29.92' / 9.12m 1977
NORTHEAST 39 39.17' / 11.94m 1984
NORTHEAST 39-2 39.17' / 11.94m 1986
REDLINE 25 (C&C) 24.58' / 7.49m 1969
REDLINE 41 (2014) 40.70' / 12.41m 2014
REDLINE 41 MKI (C&C) 41.42' / 12.62m 1967
REDLINE 41 MKII (C&C) 41.42' / 12.62m 1969
RHODES 22 CONTINENTAL 22.00' / 6.71m 1968
SHARK 24 24.00' / 7.32m 1959
SR 21 21.08' / 6.43m 1992
SR 25 25.50' / 7.77m 1996
SR 27 27.50' / 8.38m 1992
SR 33 33.07' / 10.08m 1992
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