Pirates Of Dance
Choreographer: Peg-leg Pete & Ahoy! Alison
Suggested Music: DJ Bobo: Pirates Of Dance
Type: 2 wall – 64 count swashbuckling line dance, with 4 tags/restarts including ‘Walk The Plank”
Level:
Intro: start after 16 count intro – 2 beats before vocals
 
1-8 R side mambo, L side rock & recover into ¼ L, L coaster, Slippery Deck Walk
1 & 2 Rock R to side, recover weight on L, step R together
&3 - 4 Rock L to side, recover weight on R, turn ¼ left keeping weight on R
5 & 6 Step L back, step R together, step L forward
7 - 8 R forward, L forward (OR skate R, L forward like on the ship’s slippery deck)
 
9-16 R kick ball cross, R back, L heel hold, L ball cross turning ¼ R, R coaster
1 & 2 Kick R forward, step R back, cross step L over R
&3 - 4 Step R back, touch L heel forward, hold
&5 - 6 Step L back, cross step R over L, turning ¼ right step L back
7 & 8 Step R back, step L together, step R forward
 
17-24 L side mambo, R side rock & recover into ¼ R, R coaster, L side rock recover & cross
1 & 2 Rock L to side, recover weight on R, step L together
&3 - 4 Rock R to side, recover weight on L, turning ¼ right keeping weight on L
5 & 6 Step R back, step L together, step R forward
7 & 8 Rock L to side, recover weight on R, cross step L over R
 
25-32 R ball cross hold, syncopated vine R, L heel hold, L ball cross ball cross
&1 - 2 Step R to side, cross step L over R, hold
&3 &4 Step R to side, cross step L behind R, step R to side, cross step L over R
&5 - 6 Step R to side, touch L heel forward, hold
&7 &8 Step L back, cross step R over L, step L to side, cross step R over L
Finale – you will be facing R wall. As you do the L ball cross ball cross turn yourself ¼ L to front wall and stomp L forward, hold. The end of your pirate’s voyage!
 
33-40 R heel jack, L heel jack hold, L back, R forward mambo, L coaster
&1 &2 Step L back, touch R heel forward, step R back, cross step L over R
&3 - 4 Step R back, touch L heel forward, hold
Tag/Restart #2 – During 2nd wall of dance (at this point facing L wall add the following 4 counts & then restart the dance: &5 – Step L back, step R forward, 6 – pivot ¼ L, 7&8 – R kick ball change. Restart dance facing back wall
&5 &6 Step L back, rock R forward, recover weight on L, step R together
7 & 8 Step L back, step R together, step L forward
 
41-48 R forward mambo, L back, R heel forward hold, L & R heel switches, ¼ R pivot turn
1 & 2 Rock R forward, recover weight on L, step R together
&3 - 4 Step L back, touch R heel forward, hold
&5 &6 Step R together, touch L heel forward, step L together, touch R heel forward
&7 - 8 Step R together, step L forward, pivot ¼ right
 
49-56 L forward mambo, R back, L heel forward hold, ¼ R heel grind & coaster
1 & 2 Rock L forward, recover weight on R, step L together
&3 - 4 Step R back, touch L heel forward, hold
&5 - 6 Step L back, ¼ right heel grind over 2 counts
7 & 8 Step R back, step L together, step R forward
 
57-64 ½ R pivot turn, L ball step forward hold, ¼ R pivot turn, L cross shuffle
1 - 2 Step L forward, pivot ½ right
&3 - 4 Step L together, step R forward, hold
5 - 6 Step L forward, pivot ¼ right
7 & 8 Cross step L over R, step R to side, cross step L over R
 
Tag/Restart #1 & #3: At the end of wall 1 (facing back wall) and wall 3 (facing front wall) add the following 4 counts: 1-4: Step R apart, step L apart, step R together, step L together. Begin the dance again. Tag/Restart #4 – At the end of wall 4 facing back wall - Walk The Plank! Walk forward R, L, forward coaster, walk back L, R, coaster back with stomp as you hear the word STOP! Hold with weight on L & count &2&3&4&5&6&7&8& and restart the dance again. It’s tricky because you’re starting between the 8 & 9 count. If you start early you can just pause on the first ¼ L turn….Good luck! Practice makes perfect…..or so they say!