Craig Nicholson—The Intrepid Cottager

Popularly known in the summer as “The Intrepid Cottager,” Craig Nicholson is a freelance journalist, writer and communications consultant who specializes in motorized recreational activities, including personal watercraft. As an avid Sea-Doo rider, Craig logs over 100 hours and 3,000 kilometres (1,800 miles) on the water most summers on many waterways in Ontario and Quebec. His one-of-a-kind Intrepid Cottager website features his Sea Doo tour articles, PWC riding tips, product reviews and comment.

More Articles By Craig Nicholson—The Intrepid Cottager

Waterways to Discover

Why Ontario is a Must-Visit for American Jet Skiers

One for the Bucket List

An awesome PWC tour up the Ottawa River

Best Boat Launches

Where to start your PWC day trips

Video: A PWC Ride from Pembroke to Mattawa

A must-ride Ontario destination

It's a Family Affair

Taking a PWC Trip on Georgian Bay

A Must-Do Sea-Doo Destination

Exploring the PWC-friendly town of Kingston

Why Ontario is a Boaters Paradise

This is where to be in July and August

Easy Riders

3 No-Stress Trips Close to Toronto

Where to Rent Personal Watercraft in Ontario

The Complete List

PWC Riding in the North Channel

A perfect ride for new and experienced users alike.

Take Me to the River

5 Great Ontario River Rides for your PWC

Pull Over Right Here

16 PWC-Accessible Restaurants

Amazing PWC Getaway

Cruising Peterborough & The Kawarthas

Epic PWC Touring

Riding Between Mattawa and Temiskaming Shores

Cruising the Upper Ottawa River

3 routes to explore on your boat.

Discover Boating Ontario

Starting the Season in Downtown Toronto

Make Some Waves

Ontario's World Class PWC Riding

Montreal to Ottawa by PWC

Cruising the Lower Ottawa River

Ride For Dad

Great Fun for a Great Cause