Tom Perkins' Monster Yacht Makes S.F. Bay Splash

Martin, Scott
September 2008
Red Herring;9/26/2008, p6
Trade Publication
The article reveals that The Maltese Falcon privately held sailing yacht owned by Kleiner Perkins Caufield and Byers founder Tom Perkins is set to pass under the Golden Gate bridge in San Francisco Bay, California. According to the "Marin Independent Journal," the yacht's masts are 191-feet high and will clear the bottom of the bridge by only 20 feet when it passes under. Perkins' venture capital firm, Kleiner Perkins, has backed some of the biggest names in tech.


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