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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:
43°41’38.45” N, 7°18’40.15” E
Speed, course (heading):
0.1kts, 134° (103°)
Arrival:24th Sep 2018
02:00:40 UTC
Last update:
14 seconds ago
Source:AIS (AirNav ShipTrax)

Port history
2018 November 13th, 16:00:11 UTCPerama
2018 September 2nd, 08:00:37 UTCLa Speccia
2018 August 19th, 23:30:00 UTCCap Ferrat
2018 August 19th, 23:00:37 UTCCanes
2018 August 19th, 23:00:28 UTCNice
2018 August 19th, 23:00:18 UTCSt Laurent Du Var
2018 August 19th, 01:30:55 UTCCap Ferrat
2018 August 19th, 01:30:17 UTCMonaco
2018 August 19th, 01:30:12 UTCCannes
2018 August 17th, 16:00:59 UTCNaplus
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janda on Oct 21, 2007 07:08 (11 years ago)
She's a beauty.
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