Helms - Jack A. Helms Co.

1974 - 1984

Founded by Jack Helms, the company was located in Irmo, South Carolina, USA. 600-800 total boats were built during the companies period of operation. The first boat was the Helms 25. Eventually a 27 was added, followed by a 30, which was later replaced by a 32 footer (of which only 10 were built).

Sailboats Built By Helms - Jack A. Helms Co.

(Dates indicate when boat was first built by any builder)

Model LOA First Built
DOLPHIN 25 (HELMS) 24.85 ft / 7.57 m 1968
HELMS 24 23.92 ft / 7.29 m 1977
HELMS 25 25.00 ft / 7.62 m 1974
HELMS 27 26.83 ft / 8.18 m 1978
HELMS 30 30.00 ft / 9.14 m 1976
HELMS 32 32.00 ft / 9.75 m 1983
LIGHTNING 19.00 ft / 5.79 m 1938
PENGUIN 11.42 ft / 3.48 m 1939
SNIPE 15.50 ft / 4.72 m 1931
Y FLYER 18.17 ft / 5.54 m 1941


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