MALTESE FALCON - IMO 9384552
|Photographer:||Mike [View profile]||Title:||MALTESE FALCON||Added:||Oct 20, 2007|
||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 |
|Gross tonnage:||1,100 tons|
|Summer DWT:||147 tons|
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