Nigel Foster is an international figure in sea kayaking, known for his writing, instruction, symposium appearances and his kayak designs. He has extensive sea kayaking and instructing experience (see and . Nigel will be running a practical 1-2 day sea kayak course in the Christchurch area on Feb 10-11, 2007. Group size will be 6-12 paddlers and he will be assisted by his experienced wife Kristin Nelson. Content will be flexible and Nigel is used to teaching a variety of paddler levels within the same group. Popular topics include directional control, control in wind, and discovery learning to help you get the best from your own kayak and paddle. Spaces are still available for the 1 or 2 day course, but bookings must be made soon. This is a great opportunity to learn from one of the best in a small group setting at a very reasonable price ($100 per person per day). For more info or bookings contact Susan Cade at or phone 04 567 5593.