Scottish Country Dance Instruction
(R3x32) 3C set Elizabeth Lee Barnes Clipper Ship and other Dances
1- 8 1s cross RH and cast 1 place (2s step up); 1s dance ½ Fig of 8 up round 2s
9-16 1s dance ½ Fig of 8 down round 3s; 1s cross RH and cast to bottom. 231
17-24 1s dance reels of 3 on opposite sides (1s cross up, 2s dance in/down 2s dance out/down to start), 1s end 3rd place opposite side. 23(1)
25-32 1s cross RH to face up nearer hands joined and circle 6H round to left
(MINICRIB, Dance Crib compiled by Charles Upton, Deeside Caledonian Society, and his successors)
The Flying Cloud was a clipper ship that set the world's sailing record for the fastest passage between New York and San Francisco, 89 days 8 hours. She held this record for over 100 years, from 1854-1989.
Flying Cloud - 1851 Clipper Ship
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Image Copyright Lubbock, Basil. The China Clippers (4th ed.). 1919 Glasgow: James Brown and Son. p. 70.
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