Tom Perkin's Photo Gallery

Tom Perkins isn't just building one of the biggest sailing yachts in the world; he's mixing high tech with history.

History buff Tom Perkins, at home with his 1702 admiralty board model of an English first rater.

History buff Tom Perkins, at home with his 1702 admiralty board model of an English first rater.Steve Pereira

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When his ship comes in, Perkins will have one of the three largest sailing yachts in the world.Steve Pereira

Hands-on, he oversaw wind tunnel tests.

Hands-on, he oversaw wind tunnel tests.Steve Pereira

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