Though they didn’t agree with the SBI verdict, Victory No. 33 teammates throttleman John Tomlinson and driver Salem Ali Aladidi accepted it. But what Tomlinson refused to accept was …
With 10- to 15-mph winds coming out of the east and rising one- to three-foot seas, the first contest of the Super Boat International Key West Offshore World Championships in Key West, Fla., concluded today with outstanding performances by a pair of 2017 world champions as well as one 2016 world title holder.
Take your adrenaline threshold to the edge as Super Boat International (SBI) descends upon the Southernmost City in the U.S. with fast and furious racing when the 38th annual Key West World Championship takes the green flag November 4-11.
Coil, a back-to-back World Champion who drives with throttleman John Tomlinson in the 38’ Skater, will join another offshore hero, racing legend Bob Teague, in testing several boats being evaluated prior to the Monster Storm poker run in Havasu.
In a definitive move to “race what they sell,” Performance Boat Center offshore racing team owners Brett Manire and Mark Waddington have decided to campaign a new 42-foot MTI catamaran with their existing cockpit duo of throttleman John Tomlinson and driver Myrick Coil in 2019.
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.