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Maltese Falcon

88m (288í9®) | 2006 Built for the yankee assignment capitalist tom perkins, and now owned by elena ambrosiadou, the 3-masted schooner maltese falcon is the second largest crusing yacht after sea cloud. Her pioneering falcon rig comprises 3 unstayed carbon-fibre masts whose carbon-fibre yards are fixed to the rotating masts. The 2,396 square metre sails are saved inside the mast and set by way of extending outwards along the yards the use of computerized controls.

The metal hull changed into at the beginning built through perini navi in tuzla, turkey, but the mission changed into cancelled. Following its purchase by using perkins, the underwater strains and appendages had been modified by way of gerard dijkstra to maximise crusing overall performance. The yacht has topped 24 knots below sail. The indoors by ken freivokh is as awesome as her exterior (which he also drew) ñ a beautiful marriage of business sublime and hello-tech in which lengthy sight traces and excessive consolation are aligned with a experience of open space. This astounding vessel is featured in the superyachts, volume 20. Builder: perini navi naval structure / outside styling: perini navi / gerard dijkstra interior layout: ken freivokh