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.
Zuzana Prochazka releases details of Manta, the trash gobbling vessel, set to tackle pollution on a mass scale.
Boat Values and Pricing Guide for both Sellers and Buyers.
A close look at new and used boat values and sale prices, including answers on how to price a boat as both a private seller and buyer.
Working with a marine boat surveyor is always a wise choice.
A guide to boat surveys and working with professional marine surveyors.
Types of Boats and Hull Designs
A comprehensive look at boat hull types and designs - the most fundamental part of any vessel.
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.
2012 Greenline 40 Diesel Hybrid

As hybrid gas/electric cars such as Tesla and Prius have grown in popularity and become more practical options for mainstream consumers, boat manufacturers have begun to follow suit. Experienced boaters...

Gyroscopic Boat Stabilization
Vessel stabilization and the latest in roll control for boats of all sizes
Autonomous Vessels and Smart Boats
How self-driving boats and ships may shape the future of boating
Chevy Pickup Truck With Boat Trailer At Ramp

More than 90% of recreational boats are trailerable, which means that trailering your boat becomes an integral part of your boating experience. Knowing how to care for a trailer, launch and load a boat,...

Working with boat dealers and yacht brokers

Buying a boat can be an exciting time but it can also be a stressful proposition full of complex choices, so it may be good to seek professional help in the form of a marine sales person. New boats are...

The world runs on apps. Some are useful, some fun, some expensive, and some ridiculous. Whatever you can think of, there’s probably an app for that. Boating is no exception and dozens of apps are vying...

The Chris-Craft Calypso 30.
The 2017 Chris-Craft Calypso continues this builder’s tradition of turning out boats that offer excellent performance and even better looks.

Thinking about chartering a boat? Here are some tips to help make it a great vacation, from our sister site YachtWorldCharters.com. Let us know if you’d like to see more charter stories here by posting...