Talk about a sea change. These three business titans are cutting back.
FORTUNE -- The oldest adage on the sea is that the two happiest days in a sailor’s life are the days he buys his boat and the day he sells it. For three business titans, the days seem to be getting happier.
In 2009, Tom Perkins, the nonpareil venture capitalist of Silicon Valley, sold the Maltese Falcon, a 289-foot futuristic Darth Vader-esque square-rigger.