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Legendary windsurfer Robby Naish asks $18 million for Hawaii estate

In Hawaii, a windsurfer’s paradise is being offered up by one of the sport’s most iconic figures. Robby Naish, the California native who’s won 23 windsurfing world championships over the course of his prolific career, is asking $18 million for his 73-acre spread overlooking the ocean on the North Shore of Maui.

Listed for the first time ever, the rolling grounds sprawl along half a mile of coastline between Uaoa Bay and Pilale Bay on a scenic lookout known as Kealii Point.

An 8-foot tiki statue brings a resort-like feel to the front of the property, and structures include a 6,000-square-foot home with a gym and a 2,000-square-foot workshop — as well as pandemic-proof amenities such as a solar panel system and private well.

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Palm trees line the long driveway approaching the estate, and stone stairs ascend to the double-door entry. Inside, koa wood and pocketing walls of glass bring coastal charm to the living spaces.

A sweeping staircase anchors the entry. Picture windows overlook the ocean in the formal dining room and breakfast nook, and the chef’s kitchen adds an island and breakfast bar.

Five bedrooms and 4.5 bathrooms finish off the floor plan. A patio surrounds a swimming pool outside, and farther out, vast stretches of lawn lead to trails that descend to the shoreline.

Naish, 57, won his first windsurfing championship at age 13 in 1976 and has since been named to the PWA Windsurfing Hall of Fame and the National Sailing Hall of Fame. In the ‘90s he founded Naish Sails Hawaii, which manufactures windsurfing and paddleboarding equipment.

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Josh Jerman and Tim Stice of Hawaii Life hold the listing.

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Famed Windsurfer’s Oceanfront Maui Estate Floats on to the Market for $18M

The champion windsurfer Robby Naish is sailing away from his oceanfront estate in Haiku, on the Hawaiian isle of Maui. The 73-acre offering is listed for $18 million, which makes it the highest-priced listing on Maui’s quiet North Shore.

On the market for the first time, the picturesque property encompasses a scenic spot called Kealii Point, located between Uaoa Bay and Pilale Bay, with nearly a half-mile of coastline—and no neighbors in sight.

Naish and his wife, Katie, bought the property as an empty lot in 2000 for $1.85 million, and built the home in 2005. The two have since divorced and have decided to sell.

“It’s really one of a kind on the island,” says the listing agent, Josh Jerman with Hawaii Life, noting the acreage and the half-mile of shoreline.

He describes it as “one of the largest oceanfront estates in the entire state of Hawaii.”

The resortlike grounds incorporate a 6,000-square-foot main house with a gym, and a 2,000-square-foot barn and shop, with plenty of space to store all-terrain vehicles, water scooters, boards, and any other toys for aquatic activities.

Greeting you as you enter the main gate is an 8-foot Tiki statue carved out of a single monkey-pod log.

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The majestic driveway, lined with palm trees, leads to a five-bedroom, 4.5-bathroom contemporary home with a distinct island vibe. The dwelling was built with koa wood and natural materials.

The interior features a great room with pocket doors that disappear into the walls, extending the living space outside and offering views of the ocean and rolling green expanse. 

The spacious spread features multiple living spaces and a guest wing, allowing family and visitors to spread out. The home office provides a chance to make any co-workers you might be teleconferencing with extremely jealous.

Everyone can gather back on the main level, which includes a chef’s kitchen, bar, and dining room.

The great room opens onto a large covered lanai that leads to a 10-foot-deep pool with a waterfall and spa.

Although the residence is attached to the power grid, the property also has state-of-the-art solar and a private well. The acreage includes grazing land to an adjacent ranch, as well as wooded areas.

There’s plenty of room to expand the existing house or build a guesthouse or other barns on the property to serve as art or workout studios. An avid gardener or ambitious arborist may want to plant fruit trees and edible gardens.

Multiple trails from the property lead to quick shoreline access for swimming, fishing, and diving. For windsurfing, Jerman notes that the North Shore offers prime destinations in close proximity.

Best of all? The home comes furnished, and the ATVs will be parked in the shop. However, the boards that decorate the interiors will be leaving with Naish.

Still, it’s easy to move right in, and the location is just 25 minutes from Kahului airport. Alternatively, helicopter to your front door in minutes.

Naish, 57, has won 23 Windsurfing World Championship titles, and is considered a pioneer of kiteboarding and stand-up paddle boarding. The athlete and entrepreneur is also the founder of a company that bears his name and manufactures surfing equipment.

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