Scottish Country Dancing Dictionary

The Sailors Guide

Scottish Country Dance Instruction

THE SAILORS GUIDE (R8x32) 3C (4C set) Barry Skelton Dolphin Book

1- 8 1s cross RH, cast 1 place, dance ½ reel of 3 across (Lady with 2s and Man with 3s) and 1s end with 1L facing her 1st corner with partner behind her
9-16 1s turn 1st corners RH, partner LH, 2nd corner RH and partner LH to face Lady's 1st corner (Man behind Lady)
17-24 1s dance Alternating Tandem ½ reel of 3 with 1st corners and Alternating Tandem ½ reel with 2nd corner
25-32 1s dance up to top (Lady on Man's right), cast to 2nd place and dancing between 3 dance ½ reels of 3 on sides. 213

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

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