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Anchors Aweigh

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ANCHORS AWEIGH (R8x48) 3C (4C set) Alison Robertson

1- 4 1s dance down below 3s and cast up to 2nd place
5-16 2s+1s+3s dance 3 couple R&L
17-24 2s+1s+3s dance reel of 3 on sides, 1s LSh to person on left (1M in and up, 1L in and down) and 1s pass LSh to face 1st corners
25-32 1s turn 1st corner RH, partner LH, 2nd corner RH and partner LH to face 1st corners
33-40 1s dance reels of 3 across (Lady with 2s and Man with 3s) ending 2nd place own sides
41-48 2s+1s+3s circle left for 6 steps, pivot left and circle back to places

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

Keith Rose's Crib Diagrams

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Anchors Aweigh

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