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Never At Sea

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NEVER AT SEA (R3x48) or (R6x48) 6C Set John C Haddow
4s, 5s and 6s start on opposite sides

1- 8 1s cross RH and cast to 2nd place, cross LH and cast to 3rd place while 6s cross RH and cast to 5th place, cross LH and cast to 4th place
9-16 1M+6L Prom hold dance reel of 3 with 4s (pass 4M LSh to start) while 6M+1L dance reel of 3 with 3s (pass 3M LSh) end 1s in 3rd place side by side facing up and 6s in 4th place facing down ready for...
17-24 1s and 6s dance reflection reels on sides dancing up/down between 3s/4s to start
25-32 1s+6s dance R&L ending with 1s facing up and 6s facing down
33-36 End couples cross RH while couple in 2nd+3rd place also couple in 4th+5th place dance ½ RH across and all (1st+2nd place, 3rd+4th place, 5th+6th place) change place LH on side
37-40 Repeat bars 33-36
40-44 Repeat bars 33-36
45-48 All turn partners RH 546(1)(3)(2)
Dance 3 times to end 654(3)(2)(1) or 6 times to end 123(4)(5)(6)

(MINICRIB, Dance Crib compiled by Charles Upton, Deeside Caledonian Society, and his successors)


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