Inside Tennis Champion Rafael Nadal’s New Power Catamaran
Tennis great Rafael Nadal’s latest yacht investment reflects a taste level that is as refined as his tennis strokes.
We’ve always known that tennis great Rafael Nadal possesses amazing groundstrokes, but now we are certain that he also has amazing taste in yachts.
The 18-time Grand Slam champion recently commissioned Polish luxury catamaran manufacturer Sunreef Yachts, known for its fully-customised creations, to design and build an 80-foot Sunreef Power Catamaran, with an estimated delivery date of 2020.
Inside Tennis Champion Rafael Nadal’s New 80-Ft Power Catamaran
A self-proclaimed avid multihull and water enthusiast, the Mallorca native selected the shipyard’s latest motor yacht model, after having visited and chartered Sunreef Yachts’ catamarans first hand in the past.
The new 80 Sunreef Power is a universal multihull yacht made for long cruises in ultimate comfort. Taking luxury and seaworthiness to a new dimension, this dynamic and elegant craft redefines the classic power catamaran design.
With a dynamic hull and superstructure that stretches the living spaces to the extreme, the yacht offers infinite possibilities for a bespoke layout and décor that reflect the personal style of each buyer, while also ensuring that no two products are ever the same.
Easily accessed from the saloon, the yacht’s full-beam bow terrace is a vast, soothing retreat with amazing amounts of space for sunning and lounging. The 80 Sunreef Power’s immense flybridge offers enough breadth to house a spa pool, a wet bar and generous seating all around.
One of the most spectacular features on board the 80 Sunreef Power is a master suite which can be set up in the bow section of the main deck. With a double bed facing the bow terrace, a bathroom with a walk-in shower, dressing and desk, the suite is bathed in beaming sunshine from the skylight feature. The same space can also be used to install a large lounge with ample seating and access to the foredeck.
On the outside, the 80 Sunreef Power incorporates classic stainless steel portlights, teak sole decks, high bulwarks, and subtle ambience lighting. Her massive garage, combined with an aft platform, allows the 80 Sunreef Power to take her dinghy, numerous water toys and jet-ski anywhere she goes.
The immense volumes in the hulls of the 80 Sunreef Power give plenty of room to tailor every unit’s layout to the most specific requirements. The crew quarters along with the galley and crew mess can be accessed directly from the aft cockpit for more privacy on board. Multiple layout configurations are available to set up luxurious guest cabins for a supreme level of comfort on board.
It is not known how much the yacht will cost the Spaniard, but prices for Sunreef Yachts typically start at an already hefty US$2 million. The 80 Sunreef falls into the middle range of Sunreef’s fleet, so prices are expected to be in the ballpark of US$3 million.
The tennis superstar is no stranger to the yacht market, having recently listed a 76-foot, Italian-built MCY 76 with an asking price of US$3 million.
The first unit from the 80 Sunreef Power range is set to premiere in September this year at the Cannes Yachting Festival.