Scottish Country Dancing Dictionary

Silver Sails

Scottish Country Dance Instruction

SILVER SAILS (S64) Sq.Set A Cumming 50th Anniv Book of Dances

1- 8 All petronella turn to end Men facing in and Ladies out, set and dance ½ double RSh reels (giving LH in centre)
9-16 All set, petronella turn to face partner and dance ½ Grand Chain
17-24 Men give RH in centre and LH to partner dance once round finishing with Men turning partners into place
25-32 All circle 8H round and back
33-48 Men advance to next Lady on right and turn RH, repeat with each Lady in turn back to places
49-64 Ladies repeat travelling clockwise round set and turning Men LH

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

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