Race World Offshore Great Lakes Offshore Grand Prix in Dunkirk, N.Y., saw the Performance Boat Center duo of driver Myrick Coil and throttleman John Tomlinson take the SuperCat class win in the Missouri-based team’s Skater Powerboats 388 catamaran powered by Sterling Performance engines.
As soft-spoken as he is fiercely competitive, Tomlinson and Performance Boat Center team driver Myrick Coil are working hard to complete a trifecta with another title at the SBI Offshore World Championships Nov. 5-11 in Key West, Fla.
Despite leading briefly, the defending Superboat-class national and world champion Performance Boat Center team of throttleman John Tomlinson and driver Myrick Coil exited the race early after a hard spin.
With high winds stacking up tall seas on Lake Erie, the inaugural Race World Offshore Cleveland Construction Grand Prix in Ohio lived up to its “Roar Off The Shore” billing. The high-flying event attracted 12 teams spread across four classes.
ROAR OFF THE SHORE – Mentor, OH – Keep an eye on TNT Custom Marine’s Johnny Tomlinson running throttles in the Performance Boat Center SuperCat. This multi-National and World Championship winning team will not disappoint!
No matter how good you are or how much experience you have, risk comes with the territory of high-speed powerboat operation. Johnny Tomlinson explains, when I was 16 or 17 years old, I owned a 16-foot V-bottom that would run 75 to 80 mph. That boat was a handful …
Call him John, Johnny or simply “J.T.”—by any name, John Tomlinson of TNT Custom Marine in Miami is arguably the most talented throttleman in offshore racing history and one of the most knowledgeable setup guys in the high-performance powerboat world.
To help ensure that boat builders and dealers are ordering the correct controls and rigging equipment, Mercury Marine has released Vessel Config, a new “software management configurator.” The new was announced in a press release earlier this week from Fond du Lac, Wis., marine engine and accessories company.
Relive the action of the 2017 Super Boat International Key West World Championships! The first of the three-part series airs tomorrow on NBC Sports at 2:30 PM (EST). TNT’s own Johnny Tomlinson was the throttleman of the winning boat (Performance Boat Center) for the 2nd year in a row. Don’t miss any of the action!
If you recall, the Speed on the Water crew featured a story about TNT Custom Marine’s Johnny Tomlinson giving boat rides at the 2018 Miami International Boat Show. Here is the official article from the most recent issue of Speed on the Water magazine…
As part of our 10 questions series, we are incredibly fortunate to be able to pick the brains of some of the leaders in the performance boat industry. This time around, we are extremely grateful for the opportunity to ask John Tomlinson some questions about how he got into boats, his passion for racing, the work he enjoys doing and …
The Boat Show is a TV program dedicated to nautical lovers and boat owners. They recently shared this interview with TNT’s own Johnny Tomlinson. Great video – click here to check it out!