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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 and, and also blogs regularly on her boat review site,
Above: An Axopar 25 Electric boat underway. Photo by Axopar.
Zuzana Prochazka sea trials Axopar's new foray into the electric powerboat segment.
Ferrari Riva 32
Six swanky yacht designs brought to market by luxury auto builders.
Annapolis Boat Shows 2023
Zuzana Prochazka provides a preview of the 2023 Annapolis Powerboat and Sailboat Shows.
Jeanneau 55 Yachts
Capt. Zuzana Prochazka rounds up 2023 sailing catamarans and monohulls.
Two Oceans 555 Catamaran
A luxury cat designed for capable couples who don’t want professional crew.
Axopar 45 XC Cross Cabin
A head-turning Finnish flagship lands on US shores.
Fourth of July
Zuzana Prochazka's best tips and tricks for the perfect 4th of July on the water.
Aquila 42 Bow
A new power catamaran model launches Aquila right into the cruising sweet spot.
Lagoon 51 Sailing Catamaran Yacht
Lighter and longer: a new sailing catamaran refreshes French builder’s line.
Above: 2023 Beneteau Oceanis Yacht 60 sailing
French builder Beneteau introduces new flagship in their premium Oceanis line.
Zuzana Prochazka says the Excess 14 is a sailing cat that’s turning heads.
Above: 2023 Fountaine Pajot Power 67 Catamaran Underway. Photo by Fountaine Pajot.
A new flagship for the French builder’s powercat line, reviewed by Zuzana Prochazka.
2023 Dufour 37 sailboat
Captain Zuzana Prochazka reviews the new Dufour 37, a small boat that feels and sails “big”.
When chartering a boat in the Caribbean, don't miss these island destinations.
Miami Boat Show
The hottest boating event of the winter is here, the Miami International Boat Show (MIBS) 2023!
Fountaine Pajot Tanna 47
French catamaran builder Fountain Pajot's new FP Tanna 47 is a winning formula.
NEEL 43 Trimaran Sailing Yacht
Zuzana Prochazka reviews the new NEEL 43 trimaran designed by Marc Lombard.
Happy New Year 2023 Fireworks
Advice for a safe boating experience over the New Year's Eve holidays.
Boating Gift Ideas
Thoughtful gift ideas for boaters and yacht owners this holiday season.
Ocean Cleanup Team
Updates on The Ocean Cleanup Initiative's efforts to reduce garbage in waterways.