The yacht Helios 2 was built at Palmer Johnson Yachts and delivered in 2002.
She was built for Stanley Hubbart, the owner of Hubbart Broadcasting. He sold the yacht to Dennis Mehiel. Helios 2 is designed by Sparkman & Stephens, while Ramsey Engler is responsible for her interior.
Helios can accommodate 10 guests and 17 crew. Helios 2 was sold in March 2017, with an asking price of USD 14.5 million
We first thought that Mehiel also owned the Oceanco yacht Helios. But his is incorrect, the Oceanco Helios is owned by Lorenzo Fertitta. She is a 59 meter (194 ft) yacht originally built as Pegasus. The Oceanco accommodates 14 guests. The Oceanco is for sale as Lorenzo Fertitta is building a new larger yacht at Feadship.
Mehiel owns the Perini Navi sailing yacht Helios. Helios is a 45 meter (149 ft) yacht launched in 2007. She is designed by Ron Holland Design. The yacht can accommodate 10 guests in 5 cabins. She was last refitted in 2016. The sailing yacht Helios is available for charter.
The yacht Helios is not available for charter.
Dennis Mehiel is the owner of the yacht Helios 2.
Who is Dennis Mehiel?
Mehiel is Shareholder and Chairman of US Corrugated, producer of corrugated packaging products. US Corrugated is actually one of the largest independent manufacturers of corrugated packaging, active as producer of industrial packaging, retail packaging and product displays. If SuperYachtFan understands correctly than Mr. Mehiel’s father was already the owner of a packaging company, named Fore M.
BOX USA sold for US$ 204 Million
In 1966 Dennis founded his own packaging company named Box USA, which grew to become a leading company in the corrugated packaging industry. In 2004 Box USA was sold to International Paper for USD 204 million of which USD 198 million in cash.
Mehiel also owned approximately 38% of Sweetheart Cup, a leading manufacturer and supplier of single-
The net worth of Dennis Mehiel is estimated at more than USD 500 million. Mehiel is an active philanthropist, he supports the National Ethnic Coalition of Organizations and has donated to The Hellenic Initiative.
Dennis and his wife Karen Mehiel used to own a large US$ 35 million Condo in New York, known as the Carhart Mansion.