5,079 (and 100 additional lengths) Stedman Caters

Donald F Morrison (no. 1845)
 231456789  2  5  9 16
 314652978      (a)
 214653        4*
 214563         (b)   
 415263        -     2 |
 514263        -     s |A
 413265        -     3 |
 413562879  -  s  s  - |B
 312465          A     |
 214365879      4B    
4* = - s - -.
(a) = 1.s5.6.s8.15
(b) = 2.3.s9.10.s14.s17

Especially suitable for birthdays and similar anniversaries, this can be easily rearranged for any length from 5000 to 5100, by choosing an appropriate start, and possibly making one or more substitutions for the various courses in the block of 4* at 5.

Starts:
Start-Q1: backstroke start, rounds the first row of a quick six, (a) = 1.2.5.s7.9.s16.17
Start-Q2: rounds the second row of a quick six, (a) = 1.s5.s8.15
Start-Q3: backstroke start, rounds the third row of a quick six, (a) = 1.2.s5.7.9.s16.17
Start-Q4: usual Stedman start, rounds the fourth row of a quick six, (a) = 1.s5.6.s8.15
Start-Q5: backstroke start, rounds the fifth row of a quick six, (a) = 1.2.6.7.9.16.17
Start-Q6: rounds the last row of a quick six, (a) = 1.5.s7.8.15.s18
Start-S1: backstroke start, rounds the first row of a slow six, (a) = 1.2.3.5.7.8.9.12.13.16.17 (17 sixes)
Start-S2: rounds the second row of a slow six, (a) = 1.2.s3.5.6.10.12.s15 (21 sixes)
Start-S3: backstroke start, rounds the third row of a slow six, (a) = 1.3.s5.6.9.12.13.s16.17.19 (19 sixes)
Start-S4: rounds the fourth row of a slow six, (a) = 1.s2.s6.s8.13.15.17.19.s21 (21 sixes)
Start-S5: backstroke start, rounds the fifth row of a slow six, (a) = s1.2.s5.6.8.10.12.s14.16.s19 (19 sixes)
Start-S6: rounds the last row of a slow six, (a) = 1.2.3.5.7.9.12.s16.s18.21 (21 sixes)

Substitutions:
W: replace the second and third courses by one course called 8.11.s14.15.16.17.19.23 (24  sixes)
X: call the second course 1.2.4.6.7.8.10.11.13 (14 sixes)
Y: call the second course 3.6.7.8.9.12.15.24 (24 sixes)
Z2: call the second course 5.9.11.12.13.14.16 (16 sixes)
Z3: call the third course s5.9.11.12.13.14.16 (16 sixes)
Z4: call the fourth course 5.9.11.12.13.14.16 (16 sixes)
Z5: call the fifth course 5.9.11.12.13.14.16 (16 sixes)

Combine the above as follows for any length from 5000 to 5100:
5000: Start-S5, W, Z4
5001: Start-S4, W, Z4, Z5
5002: Start-S3, W, Z4
5003: Start-S2, W, Z4, Z5
5004: Start-S1, W
5005: Start-Q6, W
5006: Start-Q5, W
5007: Start-Q4, W
5008: Start-Q3, W
5009: Start-Q2, W
5010: Start-Q1, W
5011: Start-S6, W, Z3
5012: Start-S5, W
5013: Start-S4, W, Z4
5014: Start-S3, W
5015: Start-S2, W, Z4
5016: Start-S1, X, Z3, Z4, Z5
5017: Start-Q6, X, Z3, Z4, Z5
5018: Start-Q5, X, Z3, Z4, Z5
5019: Start-Q4, X, Z3, Z4, Z5
5020: Start-Q3, X, Z3, Z4, Z5
5021: Start-Q2, X, Z3, Z4, Z5
5022: Start-Q1, X, Z3, Z4, Z5
5023: Start-S6, W
5024: Start-S5, X Z3, Z4, Z5
5025: Start-S4, W
5026: Start-S3, X, Z3, Z4, Z5
5027: Start-S2, W
5028: Start-S1, Z2, Z3, Z4, Z5
5029: Start-Q6, Z2, Z3, Z4, Z5
5030: Start-Q5, Z2, Z3, Z4, Z5
5031: Start-Q4, Z2, Z3, Z4, Z5
5032: Start-Q3, Z2, Z3, Z4, Z5
5033: Start-Q2, Z2, Z3, Z4, Z5
5034: Start-Q1, Z2, Z3, Z4, Z5
5035: Start-S6, X, Z3, Z4, Z5
5036: Start-S5, Z2, Z3, Z4, Z5
5037: Start-S4, X, Z3, Z4, Z5
5038: Start-S3, Z2, Z3, Z4, Z5
5039: Start-S2, X, Z3, Z4, Z5
5040: Start-S1, Z2, Z3, Z4
5041: Start-Q6, Z2, Z3, Z4
5042: Start-Q5, Z2, Z3, Z4
5043: Start-Q4, Z2, Z3, Z4
5044: Start-Q3, Z2, Z3, Z4
5045: Start-Q2, Z2, Z3, Z4
5046: Start-Q1, Z2, Z3, Z4
5047: Start-S6, Z2, Z3, Z4, Z5
5048: Start-S5, Z2, Z3, Z4
5049: Start-S4, Z2, Z3, Z4, Z5
5050: Start-S3, Z2, Z3, Z4
5051: Start-S2, Z2, Z3, Z4, Z5
5052: Start-S1, Z2, Z3
5053: Start-Q6, Z2, Z3
5054: Start-Q5, Z2, Z3
5055: Start-Q4, Z2, Z3
5056: Start-Q3, Z2, Z3
5057: Start-Q2, Z2, Z3
5058: Start-Q1, Z2, Z3
5059: Start-S6, Z2, Z3, Z4
5060: Start-S5, Z2, Z3
5061: Start-S4, Z2, Z3, Z4
5062: Start-S3, Z2, Z3
5063: Start-S2, Z2, Z3, Z4
5064: Start-S1, Z2
5065: Start-Q6, Z2
5066: Start-Q5, Z2
5067: Start-Q4, Z2
5068: Start-Q3, Z2
5069: Start-Q2, Z2
5070: Start-Q1, Z2
5071: Start-S6, Z2, Z3
5072: Start-S5, Z2
5073: Start-S4, Z2, Z3
5074: Start-S3, Z2
5075: Start-S2, Z2, Z3
5076: Start-S1
5077: Start-Q6
5078: Start-Q5
5079: Start-Q4
5080: Start-Q3
5081: Start-Q2
5082: Start-Q1
5083: Start-S6, Z2
5084: Start-S5
5085: Start-S4, Z2
5086: Start-S3
5087: Start-S2, Z2
5088: Start-S1, Y, Z3, Z4
5089: Start-Q6, Y, Z3, Z4
5090: Start-Q5, Y, Z3, Z4
5091: Start-Q4, Y, Z3, Z4
5092: Start-Q3, Y, Z3, Z4
5093: Start-Q2, Y, Z3, Z4
5094: Start-Q1, Y, Z3, Z4
5095: Start-S6
5096: Start-S5, Y, Z3, Z4
5097: Start-S4
5098: Start-S3, Y, Z3, Z4
5099: Start-S2
5100: Start-S1, Y, Z3


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