The Maltese Falcon Gets Its Own Book
The Maltese Falcon, the amazing clipper yacht created by Tom Perkins has gotten its own coffee table book. The Maltese Falcon: Art of Innovation is a 240-page book full of lush photography and tells the story of the creation of this gorgeous yacht which was a labor of love for Perkins. The 287-foot yacht has three masts which can rotate depending on the wind direction. Just how was the $100 million it took to build this yacht spent? The book goes into the long hard journey from design to launch. The book however, will only run you £55. The book is a limited edition of 5000.
[via Superyacht Times]
Related: It looks like Perkins' house in Belvedere, CA is still on the market. It was our estate of the day back in October of 2006 and is listed at $20.5 million.