David Raabe Remembered

May 21, 2017  •  3 Comments

Written by Matt Trulio of SpeedontheWater.com

Photography by Tim Sharkey

5/21/17

Today’s Offshore Powerboat Association races in Point Pleasant Beach, N.J., were called off after a Class 5 competitor was killed during an accident in the first contest of the day. Veteran offshore racer David Raabe died when Repeat Offender, the 27-foot Magnum V-bottom he owns and throttles, collided with the Smith Brothers raceboat, a 26-foot Joker Class 6 V-bottom.  READ MORE

 

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DAVID RAABE 78-17DAVID RAABE 78-172017 OPA PT PLEASANT BEACH GRAND PRIX

 

 


Comments

3.Sharkey-Images
Thank you both. It's been really tough since his loss. Going through hundreds of images of David I have taken since 2006 just makes it that much tougher...
2.Amy tamke(non-registered)
Tim, you are a true honorable man. You are a man of true integrity and I am honored to know you. Your personality and demeanor speaks volumes. #classact
1.Joel Albert(non-registered)
Great pictures...will always miss my good friend....
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