Maltese Falcon is up for sale, less than two years after the superyacht's launch


Two years after her launch, Tom Perkins’s groundbreaking 289ft superyacht Maltese Falcon is up for sale, and is yours for only ?115 million.

The revolutionary clipper yacht, which sets 15 furling square sails on three complex unstayed masts, was built by Perini Navi and completed her sail trials in June 2006. She went on to impress observers at the Superyacht Cup in Palma last year by reaching to the finish of the final race at almost 20 knots while shouldering aside an impressive bow wave.

Should you fancy a taste of the high life, complete with buffalo skin walls, goat skin tiles, carbon fibre toilet roll holders, a $14,000 cappucino maker, various works of art (and your 18 permanent crew), you can view her on the Yachtworld brokerage .