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Zuzana on a sail bostHello and welcome to TalkoftheDock, the boater resource for gear, boat reviews and other topics related to cruising and general loafing about on the water.

TalkoftheDock’s editor, Zuzana Prochazka, is a U.S. Coast Guard 100 Ton Master with 20 years of boating experience. She is a regular contributor to Boats.com, Yachtworld, Yachtworld Charters, Lakeland Boating, SAIL, Sea Magazine, Boating World, Boat US Magazine and other marine publications.  Her work also has appeared in Latitudes & Attitudes, Santana magazine (where she previously was editor), Circumnavigator, Dockside, DIY Boat Owner, Good Old Boat, Voyaging, Wooden Boat Magazine, Florida Scuba News, Catamarans.com, MadMariner and the Sunday magazine of the Los Angeles Times.

She also co-hosts the Latitudes & Attitudes TV show with Bob Bitchin in seasons 4 and 5.

Zuzana was inaugurated as president of Boating Writers International (BWI) in February 2010 and she has served on the board since 2006. She is also chairwoman of the BWI New Products Committee, which oversees judging of new products, gear, and boats on behalf of the National Marine Manufacturers Association and the National Marine Electronics Association.

Previously, Zuzana held executive marketing and management positions with Magellan GPS, Vessel Assist, Nautical Promotions, and BellPort Marinas.

Feel free to browse the archives or contact the editor if you’d like to see a review of a particular boat , destination or piece of marine gear.

And most importantly, have fun – that’s why we’re all here.