Launches Maltese Falcon

Perkins launches The Maltese Falcon, an 88m (289 ft) Dynarig sailing yacht which, at this time, is the world’s largest. The yacht has three carbon fiber masts that rotate to give high-speed performance. The sails unfurl from the mast. Under power the yacht’s  two 1,800 horsepower (1,300 kW) engines give the boat a top speed of 20 knots (23 mph). The yacht […]