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Stories of the Year, Part II

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Stories of the Year, Part II

Community Losses
When Robert “J.R.” Noble, the owner of the STIHL Offshore Racing Team, died suddenly in early March, it turned out to the be one of several tragedies that hit the performance boat community hard this year. At least Noble’s death was not boating related unlike what followed throughout the summer. The loss of Art and Melissa McMahan, Anthony and Tammy Reece, Richie Prince and Bradley Dunphy, and Garth Tagge and Jim Melley to three different accidents in July, August and October, made the season extremely tough to swallow. On the positive side, hopefully those incidents got more people thinking and talking about the aspect of keeping safe on the water.

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