Scottish Country Dancing Dictionary

Three Fathom Harbour

Scottish Country Dance Instruction

THREE FATHOM HARBOUR (S8x32) 3C (4C set) Muriel Johnstone Nova Scotia Collection 2017

1- 8 1s+2s set, 1s cast while 2s dance up and face out; ½ mirror reels of 3 on sides giving hands (1s in/down to start). 1s end facing 1st corner pstn
9-16 1s set to 1st corner, set to 2nd corner (pstn) and end on opposite sides; 3s+1s+2s circle 6H ½ round, ending all in line in centre facing partner (2M and 3M facing up, 1M facing down)
17-24 1s turn ½ RH while 2s+3s set to partner, all Petronella turn to opposite sides; all turn partner 2H 1½ to own sides. 213
25-32 2s+1s dance Poussette

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


Keith Rose's Crib Diagrams



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