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!
We are excited to share the upcoming air dates for the SBI Key West World Championships on NBC Sports. TNT’s own Johnny Tomlinson was the throttleman for the winning boat in the Superboat-class. We can’t wait to watch and relive all the action!
Check out this great read from the November/December issue of the Speed on the Water Magazine: Key West Edition – Tomlinson’s Take: The Attraction of Key West.
TNT Custom Marine’s own Johnny Tomlinson got to rub elbows with a few celebrities again! Check out this recent post written by Matt Trulio as well as a couple fun pics on set with Matthew McConaughey and Zac Efron!
TNT Custom Marine is well known as the Platinum Mercury Dealer in the South Florida region. They have been the recipient of the Mercury CSI Award for the past 10 consecutive years. If you have any questions or service needs contact TNT Custom Marine. In the meantime, check out this recent story released by Mercury Racing.
TNT Custom Marine’s own John Tomlinson and Myrick Coil dominated the SBI Key West World Championship – Superboat Class – yet again! Tomlinson was the throttleman and Myrick the driver for the Performance Marine Center boat. They dominated two of the three races this past week and earned enough points for an overall victory.