Modern 6mR


  • Reference ID 267
  • Builder 6mR
  • Model Pacific Highway
  • Lexcen / Ed Dubois
  • Year 1982
  • Location Performance Centre Lelystad, Netherlands
  • L.O.A. (mtr) 10.45
  • Beam (mtr) 1.97
  • Draft (mtr) 1.6

Yacht description

Designed by Ed Dubois/Ben Lexcen and built in Australia by Albatros Sydney, Pacific Highway is probably one of the most beautiful Moderns around. She was “Breathed on” by Ben Lexcen in 1985, including the fitting of an Australia type keel and trim tab, plus a number of other modifications to increase her sail area within the Rule. In 2006 she has undergone a further upgrade, with the replacement of the Lexcen wings with a full 2006 full span Howlett wings and a 2006 Howlett full-depth rudder, together with a comprehensive update of her instrumentation, hydraulics, etc.

The boat has a light blue hull (pictures with the blue hull are older pictures) and a new teak deck 2008.

Truck is included in the price


Fitted 2006, Navtec panel controlling hydraulic forestay and fore-and-aft mast ram.


  • Fixed keel with winglets
  • Teak decks (glued) - 2008. In very good condition!
  • Deck gear Harken and Antal


What is a "Modern" Six-Metre (or a Classic?) - click the link



Fractional rig

  • Rod standing rigging
  • Spectra runner tails
  • Australian mast (2 sets of spreaders) and boom, aluminium
  • Carbon spinnaker pole
  • 1 set of runners


  • Carbon main 2012 very good condition
  • 2005 North 3DLs (Mainsail, No 1 genoa, No 2 genoa) etc
  • North spinnaker and other spinnaker
  • No 1 genoa, No 3 new light genoa Sanders Sails.

Electronics and Navigational Gear

  • TackTick system, including full wind instruments
  • Fluxgate compass
  • repeaters etc.
  • Speed and depth and Loadcell with mast display.


The Company offers the details of this vessel in good faith but cannot guarantee or warrant the accuracy of this information nor warrant the condition of the vessel. A buyer should instruct his agents, or his surveyors, to investigate such details as the buyer desires validated. This vessel is offered subject to prior sale, price change, or withdrawal without notice.

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