With a length of 88 m is one of the largest private sailing yachts in the world.
Maltese Falcon (Maltese Falcon), one of the biggest and perhaps the most unusual yacht, which is in private ownership.
It is owned by the American multi-millionaire Tom Perkins and it was created by Turkish company Perini Navi in accordance with the concept developed by German engineer Wilhelm Prescom still in 1960-m to year.
Its sailing system, consisting of 15 square sails, is recognized as one of the most advanced systems ever developed. The sails are fully automated and capable of opening at 3-carboxylic masts in just 6 minutes.
Length of sailboat stands at an impressive 88 meters, it is equipped with two dvigatelyami Deutz 1800 HP, thanks to which is able to reach a top speed of 20 knots (37 km/h).
At some point her current owner decided to sell it for € 115 million, explaining that the more pleasure he takes in the yachts, their development and investing in them, rather than actually traveling on the finished yacht, but then changed his mind and now it can be rented for a week for 375 thousand Euro. However!
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