Scottish Country Dancing Dictionary

Atlantic Crossing

Scottish Country Dance Instruction

ATLANTIC CROSSING (J5x32) 5C set W. Ernst Eder Martello Tower 3

1- 8 1s and 5s dance a Fig of 8 round next couple casting to start while 3s petronella to opposite sides
9-16 1s and 5s cast in 1 place and set while 3s turn RH 1½ times back to places, 1s and 5s turn partners RH 1½ times and end facing 1st corners
17-24 1s and 5s dance 'Hello-Goodbye' setting ending with a petronella turn to 2nd/4th places
25-32 1s followed by 3s+5s+4s cast (3s ending in 4th place and 4s in 2nd place), all turn partners RH (4 bar slow turns) 24531

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

Keith Rose's Crib Diagrams

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