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Yacht Specifications

Yacht Name:

Falcon Lair

Yacht Length:

67 m (221 ft)


12 in 6 cabins


16 in 8 cabins




Bannenberg & Rowell Design




14 knots


MTU 12V1163


968 ton




US$ 25 million

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Who is the Owner of the Yacht Falcon Lair?


Michael Rogerson



Net Worth:

US$  200 million


Rogerson Aircraft


May 6, 1944


Carolyn Rogerson




Newport Beach, California, USA

Private Jet:

Gulfstream G-IV (N605RA)

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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.

Who is Michael Rogerson?

He is the Chairman of the Rogerson Aircraft Corporation. It is a group of companies, active in the development of products and solutions for the aviation industry. He was born in May 1944.  He is married to Carolyn.

He is the owner of the yacht Falcon Lair.

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.

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 his net worth 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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Falcon Lair Yacht- ex White Cloud - ex New Horizon L

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


The yacht is powered by 2 MTU engines. Which bring her a top speed of 14 knots. Her cruise speed is 12 knots. She has a range of more than 4,000nm.

Her interior is designed by Luigi Sturchio. She can accommodate 12 guests and a crew of 18.

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 Rogerson and is now named Falcon Lair.

Is She Available for Yacht Charter?

The boat is not available for yacht charter. And the yacht is not listed for sale.

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Craig McCaw

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.

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

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Falcon Lair near Antibes, July 2014

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