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How Much Does it Cost to Rent a Boat? What to expect to spend for your on-water adventure.

Lake St Clair, with its breathtaking views and pristine waters, is a paradise for water enthusiasts. But what if you do not own a boat? Are you left to stand on shore and watch others enjoy boating? No, RAW Watersports offers affordable access to the water with a fleet of new boats and watercraft that…

Five Great Gift Ideas For Dad. Original blog by Tourism Windsor Essex

  Father’s Day is fast approaching and we don’t want you to be the least-favourite child in the family so we’ve put together a quick list of sure-to-be-a-hit gift ideas to put you on dad’s good list through at least the month of June! Father’s Day is on Sunday June 18th and we suggest narrowing…

Meet the Crew at the Windsor Home & Garden Show

Are you feeling cooped up and ready to shake off that cabin fever? There’s no better way to do that than by renting a boat and hitting the water this summer! Have you ever thought about boating but you didn’t think you could afford the sport? Don’t have a place to dock the boat? Don’t…

Calling all Creators, Bloggers, Influencers

Looking for an exciting new collaboration opportunity? Look no further! We are a boat and jetski rental business that specializes in providing unforgettable experiences on the water, and we’re looking for talented creators, travel bloggers, and influencers to work with us to promote our business. If you’re a creator with a passion for travel and…

ATTN: Vacation Property Owners. Why You Should Work With Us!

Summer vacation is a time to kick back, relax and enjoy the beautiful weather or get out on the water for some fun. Windsor Essex County offers the best of summer with great weather and an abundant shoreline for vacationers to enjoy water activities. If you’re a vacation rental property owner in Windsor Essex County,…

Tourism Windsor Essex Pelee Island’s 8th Annual Best of Windsor Essex Awards

The Best of Windsor-Essex Awards is a prestigious event that recognizes the best businesses in the region. It’s an excellent opportunity for businesses to showcase their hard work, dedication, and commitment to the local community. This year, Raw Watersports is nominated in two categories and would like to ask for your vote in “Best On…

Port’s of Call Series: Renting a Boat or Jet Ski to explore Lake Erie

  Lake Erie’s north shore is a picturesque and bustling area located in the northern part of the lake, stretching from Fort Erie in the west to Amherstburg in the east. It is a popular destination for boaters, tourists, and outdoor enthusiasts, offering a variety of attractions and activities for visitors of all ages. One…

Why in the world are boat shows in the winter?

It’s January and while it’s been a mild winter here in Southwestern Ontario, boating season seems so far away. But fear not, we’ve compiled a comprehensive list of boat shows to help you avoid cabin fever and before you know it spring launch will be here. When looking at our boat show calendar, you might…

Do I need an Ontario Boating License to Rent a Boat or Jet Ski in Canada?

Do I need an Ontario Boating License to Rent a Boat or Jet Ski in Canada?   Our most asked question. So, we decided to write a post about it. Well the short answer is NO. But that doesn’t mean you don’t need to prove your competency. Although it is strongly recommended that you take…

Craftsmanship is alive and well in Ontario…For Now!

Apr 15 | 3 min This holiday weekend while many were hunting for eggs and eating fish for Good Friday, we were driving around Ontario as we prepare for boating season in Southwestern Ontario and the re-launch of our decades old RAW Watersports. Our first stop was to visit Brant Grozelle, owner of TW-N-One Trailers…