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09/04/08
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Struggling Kimi buys new 10m euro boat  
Sunseeker Predator 108
(GMM)  Reigning world champion Kimi Raikkonen, who is currently struggling for form with the 2008 Ferrari, has bought yet another luxury yacht, according to a report in the Spanish press.

The national daily Sport claims the 28-year-old driver's new toy is a 33 meter Sunseeker Predator 108, which reportedly cost the Finn 10 million euros.

Living Room
Raikkonen's boat, with a customer interior ordered by Kimi and his wife Jenni, apparently has four cabins with bathrooms and a Jacuzzi on deck.

Intriguingly, amid criticism of Raikkonen's disappointing form early last season, it was reported at the time that he paid about 3.5m euros for a new 22-metre yacht.

Bedroom
It emerged recently in the Finnish press that Raikkonen's Sunseeker Predator 72 was then damaged when it ran aground on rocks.

Raikkonen, 13 points behind the lead of the drivers' championship, moored boats in the harbor for both waterfront grands prix this year, at Monaco and two weeks ago at Valencia.

SPECIFICATIONS:

LOA: 108’0”
Length waterline 79’10”
Beam 20’8”
Fuel, Diesel: 2,906 gals.
Water: 478 Gals.
Grey water: 132 gals.
Black water: 132 gals.
Generators: 2x 40 kW 60Hz
Engines: 3x MTU 2000 Series @ 2000 hp
Propulsion: Direct gear drive through triple Arneson surface drives or submerged twin props

ENGINE ROOM:

Hydraulic power steering and trim pumps driven by two gearboxes (outboard)
Hydraulic bow and stern thrusters pump driven by one gearbox
Steering hydraulic control unit
Auxiliary hydraulic control unite
Passarelle hydraulic control unit
1x water maker 48 US gals per hour
Emergency steering
Oil exchange system
Air intakes fitted with mist eliminator system
Shut down flaps connect to fire system
Air extraction fans
dampers
Temperature sensor on exhaust jackets
Inspection lamp
Toolbox
Fluorescent lights
Emergency lighting

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