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Masts with sensors
The masts on the ship were designed by Insensys. The company inserted sensors into the composite mast to give the crew information on the forces on the mast and prevent the structures from being pushed to the breaking point.
The Maltese Falcon is said to be the world's fastest personal sailboat. It's owned by Tom Perkins of Kleiner, Perkins Caufield & Byers fame. Note the flag. The ship was built and tested partly in Turkey.