Same Boat

Choreographed by Rachael McEnaney (USA) - June 2021

Description: 32 count, 4 wall, Improver line dance
Music: Same Boat - Zac Brown Band

Count In: 26 counts from start of the track (count 16 counts from when lyrics begin) - at approx 18 seconds
Notes: 1 Tag - At the end of the 6th wall
Another special thank you to Jo Thompson-Szymanski for helping me make the final decisions on this dance - she keeps me sane ;-)

[1 - 8] R KICK, R SIDE, L KICK, L SIDE, R TOUCH, R SIDE, L TOUCH, 1/4 L FWD, 1/4 L SIDE R, 1/4 L SAILOR STEP
1 & 2 Kick R forward slightly across L [1]. Step R to right side [&]. Kick L forward slightly across R [2] 12.00
&3&4 Step L to left side [&]. Touch R next to L [3]. Step R to right side [&]. Touch L next to R (prep upper body right) [4] 12.00
5 6 Make 1/4 turn left stepping L forward [5]. Make 1/4 turn left stepping R to right side [6] 3.00
7 & 8 Cross L behind R [7]. Make 1/4 turn left stepping R next to L [&]. Step L forward and slightly across R [8] 3.00

[9 - 16] R DIAGONAL, L TOUCH, L SIDE, R BEHIND, L SIDE, R CROSS, L DIAGONAL, R TOUCH, R SIDE, L BEHIND, 1/4 R, L FWD
1 & 2 Step R forward to right diagonal [1]. Touch L next to R [&]. Step L to left side/slightly back [2] 3.00
3 & 4 Cross R behind L [3]. Step L to left side [&]. Cross R over L [4] 3.00
5 & 6 Step L forward to left diagonal [5]. Touch R next to L [&]. Step R to right side/slightly back [6] 3.00
7 & 8 Cross L behind R [7]. Make 1/4 turn right stepping R forward [&]. Step L forward [8] 6.00

[17 - 24] WALK R-L, R MAMBO (OR TURN OPTION), WALK BACK L-R, L COASTER
1 2 Step R forward [1]. Step L forward [2] 6.00
3 & 4 Rock R forward [3]. Recover weight L [&]. Step R back [4]
Option: If you wanted to add a full turn here to make harder you could do the following:
Step R forward [3]. Pivot 1/2 turn left (weight L)[&] make another 1/2 turn left as you step back R [4] 6.00
5 6 Step L back [5]. Step R back [6] 6.00
7 & 8 Step L back [7]. Step R next to L [&]. Step L forward [8] 6.00

[25 - 32] R TOE, R HEEL, R FORWARD, L TOE, L HEEL, L FORWARD, R ROCKING CHAIR, R FWD, 1/4 PIVOT L
1 & 2 Touch R toe next to left (knee turned in) [1]. Touch R heel to right diagonal [&]. Step R forward/slightly across L [2] 6.00
3 & 4 Touch L toe next to right (knee turned in) [3]. Touch L heel to left diagonal [&]. Step L forward/slightly across R [4] 6.00
5&6& Rock R forward [5]. Recover weight L [&]. Rock R back [6]. Recover weight L [&] 6.00
7 8 Step R forward [7]. Pivot 1/4 turn left (weight ends L) [8] 3.00

TAG: THE 6TH WALL BEGINS FACING 3.00 AND ENDS FACING 6.00 - ADD THE FOLLOWING 2 COUNT TAG
1 - 2 The music slows down on the rocking chair, keep dancing at the same pace and then add the 2 counts below:
Sway R [1]. Sway L [2] 6.00

END: The 8th wall begins facing 9.00 - Dance the first 10 counts of the dance then tap your Right toe behind L as you put arms out to sides "ta-daaa"

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