The Classic Sailing Yacht "MENINA"
1963 - 37' Arthur Robb design

(Restored/ Rebuilt 2005 by Woodwind Yachts)
Contact or Call 905-986-0711

$75,000.00 Canadian

under sail starboard
on the hard

Originally designed by Arthur Robb, built in 1963 by Matthiesen & Paulsen Yacht & Bootswerk, Germany. Reportedly for the German ambassador to the U.N.. Known as a Robb 35, she is 37' L.O.A., with a 10' 4 beam, 5' 4 draft. Menina has been recently, extensively rebuilt and restored by Woodwind Yachts. Definitely a spectacular yacht on the water, she attracts enthusiast admirers. Selected as the publics choice during her debut at the Clayton Antique & Classic Boat Show. Menina is a classic wooden yacht with new, modern amenities.

Her restoration can be viewed at:

Menina was built and restored for North Sea conditions. A very stable sailing yacht that performs extremely well in all conditions. She has amazing light air performance and is also very comfortable and secure in heavy air sailing. Set her and enjoy!


  • Documented restoration costs exceed her sale price
  • Exterior and superstructure completely restored
    to as new or better condition


  • Complete new electrical system
      • 12 V DC
      • 120 V AC
      • Completely rewired
      • New battery charger/inverter

  • New cabinets and counter in the bathroom
  • New plumbing system
      • New pressurized fresh water system
      • New sewage system

  • New navigation equipment
      • Depth sounder
      • Speed indicator
      • Wind indicator
      • Chart plotter
      • Lighting system
      • VHF radio

  • Mast and boom totally restored and rewired
  • New polished stainless steel anchor with new rode plus two Danforth anchors and  a total of 150' of chain
  • New lines
  • New traveler and tackle

  • Spectacular original bronze winches completely rebuilt
  • Sails include newly sewn main and Genoa
    (under furling), storm sails, spinnaker
  • New life lines, bumpers, rescue assist
  • New stainless steel marine BBQ

  • New Sony sound system
  • Large ice chest in galley

  • New interior and exterior upholstery and foam
  • Yanmar 3 cylinder, 30 H.P. diesel engine,
    performs very reliably

  • Interior layout;
      • Galley with dining table
      • Salon with 1 single & 1 double berth
      • Head and hanging locker
      • Forepeak with 2 berths
      • Propane stove and oven, presently not installed

  • New heavy duty transport cradle
  • New custom built wheel and control console
  • Hull mahogany plank
  • Decks original teak, refinished
  • Cabin totally replaced in mahogany
  • Presently located in Bowmanville, Ontario
  • 2016 Survey available
  • $20,000.00 estimated to fully complete interior restoration
at the dock
More photos
(These photos do not depict the new interior, burgundy cushions installed or white exterior cushions.)