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Kings Pointer Makes Father's Catamaran Dream a Reality
Marissa Bholan May 2015
William "Willie" Pack '00 grew up with a love for sailing and adventure in the shadow of his father, Tom Pack.  Tom was a Marine Corps Helicopter pilot in Vietnam.  His passion, howev er was racing sailboats--a passion he shared with his son.
In the early 1980's Tom started to research boat designers and came across John Shuttleworth--a naval architect with a reputation for designing fast, strong and safe boats....
Constructing the Catamaran

Michael Freeman May 2014

Next winter, Tom Pack is thinking of being in Georgetown — not the one where he lives, but the city by the same name in the Bahamas.

“I get cedar fever,” he said. “You’re not going to see me January, February, March. I’m going to be in the Bahamas.”

He plans to get there in a 32-foot long catamaran he...

Father-son Make Boat Dream a Reality

Christine Bolaños April 2014

A father and son duo is building a boat with the plans of entering into a race and then sailing it across the Atlantic Ocean and possibly, the world. The project is a dream in the making...

Forty-Two Steps Ahead of the Law

A Story about Tom Pack with Jeri in Tow

Lavelle Carlson January 2014


This is the story of two very different people and how they came to be a couple in spite of the differences. Jeri was born in Pennsylvania and never moved to another town as a child. Tom, on the other hand, moved to forty-two different towns in ten different states before...

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