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All You Need to Know About Michael Rogerson and his Yacht Falcon Lair

Yacht Name: Falcon Lair - Yacht Length: 67 m (221 ft) - Guests: 10 in 6 cabins - Crew: 16 in 8 cabins - IMO 1002990 - Displacement: 968t - Feadship - 1983 -Yacht Value: US$ 100 million -

Owners Name: Michael Rogerson - Rogerson Net Worth: US$ 200 million - Company: RAC - Country: USA -

Falcon Lair was built as New Horizon L for the Prince of Lignac. Later she was known as White Cloud and owned by Craig McCaw.

Yacht Falcon Lair - ex White Cloud - ex New Horizon L

The yacht Falcon Lair (formerly White Cloud and New Horizon L) is a 67.30m (220.80ft) superyacht, custom built in 1983 by Feadship (Royal Van Lent) in Kaag, the Netherlands.

Prince de Lignac

She was built for Dutch millionaire Bram van Leeuwen, also known as Prince de Lignac. For long she was known as one of the most expensive yachts ever built.

With most of the interior fittings in gold and bathtubs made of Lapiz Lazuli. The yacht was Bram van Leeuwen’s full time residence.

Craig McCaw

After his death the yacht was purchased by Craig McCaw, who sent her for a refit in 2004 to Peters Schiffbau in Germany.

He named her White Cloud. She was lengthened and had a new deckhouse added. White Cloud was sold in 2014 to Michael Rogerson and is now named Falcon Lair.

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Craig McCaw

Craig McCaw was the owner of the yacht White Cloud. Who is Graig McCaw? He is an entrepreneur who achieved success as a pioneer in the cellular phone industry.

McCaw Cellular

McCaw is the co-founder of McCaw Cellular (now part of AT&T Mobility) and Clearwire Corporation. In 1994, the McCaw brothers sold McCaw Cellular to AT&T for USD 11.5 billion.  


Following the sale of McCaw Cellular, McCaw took interest in Nextel, a wireless carrier. In 1995 McCaw gained control of Nextel after investing USD 1.1 billion together with his brothers.

Within four years Nextel grew significantly. In 1999 McCaw formed Nextel Partners, Inc. which was later acquired by Sprint Nextel, Inc. for USD 6.5 billion in 2006.

Wendy McCaw

McCaw was previously married to Wendy McCaw, a California newspaper publisher. They divorced in 1997 with Wendy receiving a reported USD 460 million divorce settlement.

This was one of the most expensive divorces of all time. McCaw is married to Susan Rasinski McCaw, a former United States Ambassador to Austria. They have three children together.

McCaw Net Worth

McCaw’s net worth is estimated at USD 1.6 billion. McCaw’s investment holding is named Eagle River Holdings L.L.C., and is based in Kirkland, Washington.

Graig McCaw has owned a Boeing 737 business jet. In 2012 Graig McCaw paid USD 35 million for a 1962 Ferrari GTO. And in the same year he put his private island  - James Island - off the coast of Vancouver, BC, for sale.

Craig McCaw's yacht White Cloudsuperyacht White Cloud in Antibesyacht White Cloud in CannesWhite CloudWhite Cloud with tenderCraig McCawMcCaw CellularMcCawPrince de LignacFeadship White CloudNew Horizon LMcCaw yacht

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The yacht Falcon Lair owned by Michael Rogerson

The yacht pictured in Antibes, France

The yacht in the bay of Cannes

The yacht was built as New Horizon L, for Prince de Lignac

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Falcon Lair near Antibes, July 2014

Michael Rogerson

Michael Rogerson is the owner of the yacht Falcon Lair.

Who is Michael Rogerson?

Michael Rogerson is the Chairman of the Rogerson Aircraft Corporation, a group of companies, active in the development of products and solutions for the aviation industry.

Aircraft Equipment

The Aircraft Equipment Group supplies qualified pneumatic and fuel valves to military and commercial aircraft manufacturers.

Rogerson is the developer of the first successful aircraft vacuum toilet, and he is the most experienced supplier of such units in the world. Rogerson Kratos is the world leader in helicopter cockpit displays. Clients include Bell Helicopters.

In The Air Net

In The Air Net is a is a global supplier of In-Flight Entertainment systems, while In The Air Net VIP, delivers the same products for private jets and business aircrafts.

Michael Rogerson previously owned the yacht Ark Royal.

Private Jet

Rogerson owns a Gulfstream G-IV private jet with registration N605RA. The jet was previously owned by Bill Cosby (as N712CC).

Michael Rogerson Net Worth

We estimated the net worth of Rogerson at more than US$ 200 million.

Rogerson House

Michael and his wife Carolyn Rogerson live in a large mansion in California.

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