(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.
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.
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.
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
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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