Built for the Marquis of Avila who captained his first journey across the Bay of Marseille on the day of the declaration of war in Germany on 3rd Septmber, 1939. Lak II was hidden under a pile of coal to prevent her being seized.
After the French liberation, the boat was used in the port of Marseille for relaxation and fun, and in the 60s, the aforementioned Baron Von Bich used it to train with the ‘Constellation’.
1914-1994 Owned by Baron Marcel von Bich, one of the inventors of the biro.
2006 – 18 month restoration at ‘Classic Works’ in La Ciotat, France.
2007 – Won the Barcelona – Palma de Mallorca Race Trophy