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Photographer:Mike [View profile]Title:MALTESE FALCONAdded:Oct 20, 2007
Photo Category: Modern rig sailing ships / sailing yachts over 65' (20m) LOA
the $100 million megayacht created for venture capitalist Tom Perkins. The designers claim she is the largest and fastest personal sailboat in the world. The 87.5-meter yacht has three masts which rotate depending on the wind direction. It took five years in development to create this unique vessel and the masts were developed by English company Insensys to have a a fiber-optic sensor system that gathers data on wind speed and force and helps the sails work
Vessel Identification
Name:Maltese Falcon
Technical Data
Vessel type:Yacht
Gross tonnage:1,100 tons
Summer DWT:147 tons
Length:88 m
Beam:12 m
Draught:6 m

Additional Information
Home port:Valletta
Class society:American Bureau Of Shipping
Build year:2006
AIS Information
Last known position:
17°0’44.61” N, 61°46’20.94” W
Speed, course (heading):
0.1kts, 300° (250°)
Arrival:10th Apr 2017
08:00:06 UTC
Last update:
1 second ago
Source:AIS (AirNav ShipTrax)

Port history
2017 April 10th, 08:00:06 UTCAntigua
2017 April 2nd, 12:00:13 UTCGrenada
2017 March 22nd, 08:00:29 UTCAntigua
2017 February 25th, 16:00:40 UTCSimpson
2017 February 19th, 12:00:29 UTCAntigua
2016 December 9th, 10:30:45 UTCCarlisle
2016 November 26th, 22:00:34 UTCAntigua
2016 November 26th, 22:00:06 UTCAntigua
2016 November 26th, 20:00:54 UTCSt Maarten
2016 November 26th, 20:00:18 UTCSt Martin
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janda on Oct 21, 2007 07:08 (9 years ago)
She's a beauty.
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