Sunday, October 05, 2008

Maltese Falcon super-yacht on San Francisco Bay

One of the largest sailing vessels in the world, heading out on a fairly calm day:

Note the people on the other boats for scale:
The Maltese Falcon is owned by Tom Perkins of Kleiner Perkins Caufield & Byers fame. Details on the yacht at Maltese Falcon yacht (Wikipedia) According to the San Francisco Chronicle: "Perkins apparently offered the Maltese Falcon for sale earlier this year for $169 million or so, but he since took it off the market." Maybe he's just waiting for the "credit crisis" to clear up ...