Monthly Archives: September 2009

Extreme Sailing: The Biggest Boat in the World

Extreme Sailing: The Biggest Boat in the World

(images: Guiliano Sargentini/Emilio Bianchi)  Tom Perkins had done it all. He'd made a fortune, conquered Silicon Valley, even been Danielle Steel's fifth husband for a time. His venture capital firm, Kleiner Perkins Caufield & Byers, was an early backer of Genentech, Netscape, and Google. But when he turned 70 a few years ago, Perkins decided(…)

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