Long and lean with great sail carrying ability, the C&C 131 promises exhilarating performance coupled with heart pounding good looks. Her stability and impressive performance numbers are made possible by C&C's advanced construction technology. A sail area to displacement ratio of 26.3 in this production racer/cruiser is compliments of C&C's Carbopoxy composite hull construction, resin infused composite deck, carbon fiber mast and boom, PBO standing rigging and carbon fiber rudder and post. Stability is optimized by a firm hull form and a low slung lead bulb on a high aspect ratio cast fin. To allow entrance into shallower harbors, a retracting fin of identical shape and weight as the fixed fin is also available. She is powered by a tall carbon fiber, double spreader rig and ultra light PBO rigging.<P>In addition to performance optimization, the 131 has incorporated many C&C features designed to make easy to sail and easy to handle a performance boat reality. Her fractional upwind sail plan with 108% jibs is just the beginning. The superior physical properties of carbon fiber, allow a simplified two spreader rig that provides great upwind performance without running backstays or other complicated rigging. High tech standing and running rigging are lighter and stronger, coupled with all Harken deck hardware, sail controls are made with little effort. C&C's Racing-V boom combines a light weight Park Avenue performance boom with user friendly tame the main sail handling features. Off wind sailing performance is provided by asymmetrical, masthead spinnakers set on a retracting carbon fiber sprit; fit her with an asymmetrical cruising spinnaker for exciting and easy to handle downwind cruising. From masthead to keel, the 131 is uniquely designed for the performance minded racer/cruiser.<P>Through attention to weight saving construction methods and materials, the C&C 131 is fit with a fully finished interior. Featuring a 3 cabin layout with a large main cabin living area, head with stall shower, full nav station and a well equipped galley, the 131 will pamper her crew in comfort and convenience. Her interior is expertly executed in a stylish combination of solid cherry varnished doors, custom laminated curved trims, weight saving composite cabinets and counter tops and hand sewn ultra leather or ultra suede upholstery.