Windsurfer Robby Naish’s Hawaiian home sells for $15 million
Windsurfer Robby Naish and his ex-wife, Katie Naish, have sold their beachfront home in Hawaii for $15 million.
The five-bedroom, roughly 6,000-square-foot home on Maui’s North Shore recently asked for $15 million, after first listing for $18 million in December 2020, Hawaii listing agent Josh Jerman said. i Life brokerage.
Mr. Naish, 58, has numerous windsurfing championship titles. Mr. Jerman and Ms. Naish declined to identify the buyers, who closed the house on Tuesday.
The Naishes, who both grew up in Hawaii, bought the 73-acre lot for $1.85 million in 2000 and built the custom home in 2005, said Ms Naish, 57.
“I always wanted to build a house. We talked about it for years,” said Ms. Naish, an investor. “But we were traveling 10 months a year. Then I broke my ankle kitesurfing and was stuck at home, so I started looking for land.
The property has about half a mile of coastline, Mr. Jerman said. The house sits on a bluff about 200 feet above the ocean, with paths that lead to the rocky shoreline below, Mr. Jerman said.
An 8-foot-tall Tiki statue made by a Bali artisan greets visitors as they walk up the palm-lined driveway of the home, which is decorated in Hawaiian style. The property has a gym, bar, media room, home office, formal dining room and chef’s kitchen with dining area, Ms. .Jerman. Behind the house is a covered lanai and a 10 foot deep pool with a waterfall and spa.
“He’s got really good energy,” Ms Naish said.
The land also has a solar field of more than 100 solar panels and a freestanding 2,000 square foot building where Mr. Naish kept his boards, Ms. Naish said. The property is grazed by cows from a nearby ranch, an arrangement the buyers plan to pursue, she said.
Mr. Naish is a member of the PWA Windsurfing Hall of Fame and the Hawaii Sports Hall of Fame. Mr. Naish could not be reached for comment. The couple divorced in 2019 and now each live elsewhere in Hawaii, Ms Naish said.
Maui saw a more than 200% increase in sales over $3 million in the fourth quarter of 2021, compared to the same period in 2020, according to a report from Hawai’i Life.