Sunday Dec 04, 2022

Land Meets Sea At The $15-Million Hawaii Home Of Windsurfer Great Robby Naish – Forbes


The 73-acre estate that Robby Naish is selling sits along Maui’s North Shore.

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What better residence for a world class windsurfer than one with trails descending right to the ocean?

The Hawaii estate of the legendary Robby Naish, which includes a half-mile of rocky coastline, is for sale at US $15 million. On Maui’s North Shore, the 73-acre property encompasses Kealii Point is set between Uaoa and Pilale bays.

The home was built in 2005 in Hawaii’s Plantation style.

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The main gate is marked by an eight-foot-tall tiki statue carved from monkey pod wood. Palm trees line the driveway leading to the 6,000-square-foot Hawaii Plantation style house, which is surrounded on all sides by lawn and meadows.

A portico shelters the step-up entry at the front of the home. Double doors open to a high-ceiling foyer with a grand staircase. A great room with pocket doors opens to expansive ocean views, a covered flagstone lanai and a waterfall-fed swimming pool with a spa.

Pocket doors slide away to connect the great room to the covered lanai.

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Paneled ceilings add visual interest, and wood floors continue in the center island kitchen, which opens to a breakfast area. There’s also a formal dining room and a bar within the open plan space.

Built in 2005, the home contains five bedrooms, 4.5 bathrooms, a home office and a gym. A solar power system, as well as a private well, keep utility costs to a minimum.

Windows bring light and views into three sides of the formal dining room.

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A 2,000-square-foot shop has plenty of room for ATVs, jet skis and surfboards.

A pioneer of kiteboarding and stand-up paddle boarding, Naish is the founder of the equipment manufacturer Naish Sails Hawaii. He gained fame in 1976 when at age 13 he won his first windsurfing championship.

Naish went on to notch two dozen world championships, among other awards. He is in the PWA Windsurfing Hall of Fame and the National Sailing Hall of Fame.

A waterfall-fed swimming pool sits on the ocean side of the house.

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The estate is roughly 11.5 miles, or about a 25-minute drive, away from Kahului Airport.

Josh Jerman and Tim Stice of Hawaii Life are the listing agents. The property, at 600 Haumana Road, Haiku, Hawaii, is under contract.

Hawaii Life is a founding member of Forbes Global Properties, a consumer marketplace and membership network of elite brokerages selling the world’s most luxurious homes.


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