Zuzana Prochazka

Zuzana Prochazka is a writer and photographer who freelances for a dozen boating magazines and websites. A USCG 100 Ton Master, Zuzana has cruised, chartered and skippered flotillas in many parts of the world and serves as a presenter on charter destinations and topics. She is the Chair of the New Product Awards committee, judging innovative boats and gear at NMMA and NMEA shows, and currently serves as immediate past president of Boating Writers International. She contributes to Boats.com and YachtWorld.com, and also blogs regularly on her boat review site, TalkoftheDock.com.
Types of Boats and Hull Designs
A comprehensive look at boat hull types and designs - the most fundamental part of any vessel.
2022 Four Winns H4 Bowrider Boat
Zuzana Prochazka reviews Four Winns affordable do-it-all runabout with sassy looks.
Hybrid and electric boats gain ground in 2022.
Outboard Repower - Checking Compression Of Engine
Outboard engine re-power 101: how to choose the right engine type, size and accessories.
2022 Everglades 455 CC Center Console Boat
Comparing two popular center consoles from Everglades and SOLACE Boats.
Miami Boat Show 2022
Highlighting the best boats for all types of boaters at MIBS 2022.
Boat Values and Pricing Guide for both Sellers and Buyers.
A close look at new and used boat values and prices for both buyers and sellers
Boating Gifts - Holiday Present Ideas For Boaters
10 boating gift ideas for December holidays, from Christmas and Hanukkah, to Kwanzaa or Boxing Day.
Helm Station Controls On Azimut A45
New Technology Introduced at the International Boatbuilders Exhibition & Conference (IBEX)
Boat Galley Design
100-ton master captain Zuzana Prochazka examines trends in boat galley design.
Assisted Docking
Thanks to Volvo, new boaters and seasoned captains now have better control when docking a boat.
Zuzana Prochazka releases details of Manta, the trash gobbling vessel, set to tackle pollution on a mass scale.
Working with a marine boat surveyor is always a wise choice.
A guide to boat surveys and working with professional marine surveyors.
2021 Sea Ray SLX 400 swim platform design. Photo: Sea Ray via MarineMax.
Zuzana Prochazka examines what makes the perfect swim platform extension.
Ruben-rowing-in-Tonga
Zuzana Prochazka reports on her cruising experience in the Polynesian kingdom of Tonga, where she is charmed by genial locals living a modest island life.
Underwater-boat-lighting
Zuzana Prochazka discusses the merits of adding underwater lighting bling to you boat.
Controls At The Helm Of A Yacht
Zuzana Prochazka provides 5 tips to becoming a better boater
The historic Argonaut II, a 1922 wooden, classic cruising motoryacht built by Menchions Boat Yard in Coal Harbor BC.
Classic, vintage, historic and used antique boats and how to buy them.
VHF Radios and Satellite Phones
A guide to the necessary marine communication equipment to fit your style of boating.
Gyroscopic Boat Stabilization
Vessel stabilization and the latest in roll control for boats of all sizes