The yacht 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 motor yacht is powered by 2 MTU engines. Which bring her a top speed of 14 knots. Her cruising 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.
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.
Prince de Lignac
She was built for Dutch millionaire Bram van Leeuwen, also known as Prince de Lignac. The yacht was Bram van Leeuwen’s full-time residence. Van Leeuwen was the founder of NTI: Nederlands Talen Instituut, one of the first language training companies. In the 1970s he sold his companies for approx $ 200 million (which would be $ 500 million in current value). He built the yacht New Horizon L and lived onboard until he died in 2001. She was permanently berthed in Cannes at that time.
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. In that time the yacht carried a Eurocopter with registration N52A. White Cloud was sold in 2014 to Michael Rogerson and is now named Falcon Lair.
The yacht’s owner is Michael Rogerson.
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