Hey Titmouse......the 43 was built at the Custom Shop....it was not a production boat....they were all different.....glad to help.
Always thought the 43 was the prettiest production boat C&C ever built.
Endurance. Roger Derusha, M&M. C&C 43. Chicago to Mackinac Race, MHS Section 1, rated 551.6. Data above from 1983 scratch sheet booklet. Roger's gone now, but the last I heard, his family was still sailing the boat. .
The hulls were different?.
The June 1971 magazine article/review stated: The accommodations of the "43" may be varied within the standard hull and deck moldings.
From the September 1971 magazine C&C advertisement ...'Limited editions' (with custom designed and custom built interiors) and "one off" yachts... "Built by Bruckmann".
Our 1970 C&C 43 is hull #1 of the Limited Edition series 43's. Launched as "Arieto", the interior is significantly different than the other 43's I have seen or seen pictures off. The hull, deck, and keel are similar to the early 43's however I have read that some of the 43's completed in the late 70's (maybe hull # 14 or 15) had updated keels and rudders.
In the mid 70's hulls # 1 and 2 ("Arieto" and "Destination") had their sterns bobbed (looked like a C&C 39 stern) to help with the IOR ratings. To my knowledge these were the only two hulls bobbed. Hull #2 has since had its stern mostly restored with the addition of a swim step. Hull #1 is still bobbed.
There are a few full custom 43's with different hull and deck designs. There is also a Landfall 43 that was designed and built for longer range cruising. Some of these newer 43's were built in the 80's.