Dance The Ferryboat 2129

Jig · 32 bars · 1 couple · Circle

Devised by
Carolyn Hunt (1989)
Intensity
84 48 88 88 = 87% (1 turn), 87% (whole dance)
Formations
  • Advance and Retire (ADVRET;2S;)
  • Grand Chain (GCHAIN)
  • Note: Due to limitations in the underlying data, the relative order of formations in this list may be different from the order of formations in the actual dance.
Steps
  • Skip-Change
Published in
Extra info
Suited for Jig as well ...

Suited for Jig as well as Reel time (stated explicitly in the description of the dance).

The Ferryboat 1C · J32

Couples (M to left of W) form a big circle round the room, all face in

1–
All M advance towards centre, clap and retire ; in circle NHJ all slip 4 L
9–
All W advance towards centre, clap and retire ; in circle NHJ all slip 4 R and face P
17–
G-Chain, 2 bars/hand
25–
New couples M+W slip into centre {2}, out {2} ; turn P RH to form circle.

The Ferryboat 1C · J32

1-8
All Men Adv+Ret & all circle left
9-16
All Ladies Adv+Ret & all circle right
17-24
All dance Grand Chain (pass partner RH to start) & face 5th person (new partner) joining both hands
25-32
All Slip-Step into centre (2 bars) & back, all turn new partners RH

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NY Branch Basic 23 February 2017-02-23 Deborah Leary Feb. 22, 2017, 5:52 p.m.
Westchester May 2 2018-05-02 Ken Saunders April 29, 2018, 2:43 p.m.
PW 2017 Sunday Intermediate class - Sue Ronald Sue Ronald July 20, 2017, 4:39 p.m.
ZA 2017-10-19 Dancing in New Places Cape Town Welcome Dance 2017-10-19 Heather Hodgson May 30, 2017, 9:58 a.m.
HHK May 23 2017-05-23 Ken Saunders May 18, 2017, 10:12 p.m.
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HHK April 25 2017-04-25 Ken Saunders April 22, 2017, 8:56 p.m.
HHK May 16 2017-05-16 Ken Saunders May 15, 2017, 12:55 p.m.
ZA 2014-07-21 Mandela Day Dance 2014-07-21 Heather Hodgson July 14, 2014, 3:14 p.m.
Chiswick - 22 April 2018 (orig) 2018-04-22 James Wilson April 22, 2018, 11:39 p.m.
Westchester April 4 2018-04-04 Ken Saunders April 3, 2018, 2:55 p.m.
HHK Nov 13 2018 2018-11-13 Ken Saunders Nov. 12, 2018, 2:51 p.m.
Lethbridge 2018/03 March Social 2018-03-28 Gail Michener March 23, 2018, 1:38 a.m.
NY Branch 2018 Dec 13 2018-12-13 Charlotte Holton Dec. 9, 2018, 11:43 p.m.
Scotia Dancers Monday Feb 12 2018 First half Sue Ronald Feb. 11, 2018, 2:07 p.m.
Budapest Dance House for beginners 2013.10.05 2013-10-05 Zoltán Gräff Oct. 5, 2013, 11:20 p.m.
Malta Friday September 18 2015 2015-09-18 Nameless Dancer Aug. 20, 2015, 9 a.m.
Lethbridge 2018/01 January Social 2018-01-31 Fiona Miller Jan. 26, 2018, 4:24 a.m.
Tenafly 5 may 2015 2015-05-05 Deborah Leary April 25, 2015, 10:36 p.m.
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Lethbridge 2018/04 April Social 2018-04-25 Gail Michener April 19, 2018, 10:36 p.m.
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HHK 2018.10.09 2018-10-09 Elizabeth Buonomo Oct. 8, 2018, 3 a.m.
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WSCDS 15 Nov 2017 2017-11-15 Deborah Leary Nov. 12, 2017, 3:45 p.m.
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Chiswick - 22 April 2018 2018-04-22 James Wilson April 22, 2018, 11:42 p.m.
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2018-09-24 Nürnberg 2018-09-24 Annette Lotz Sept. 30, 2018, 7:49 p.m.
Chiswick - 22 April 2018 2018-04-22 Jacmel Dent April 16, 2018, 2:45 p.m.
Westchester 092618 2018-09-26 Ken Saunders Sept. 22, 2018, 2:02 p.m.
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Bonn 2016-12-05 2016-12-05 Eva-Maria Beckmann Nov. 27, 2016, 6:57 p.m.
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NY branch experienced 9 nov 2017 2017-11-09 Deborah Leary Nov. 9, 2017, 4:48 a.m.
Scotia Dancers Monday Feb 19 2018 Sue Ronald Feb. 16, 2018, 11:03 p.m.
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Scotia 8 October 2018 2018-10-08 Deborah Leary Oct. 6, 2018, 6:49 p.m.
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ZA 2014-06-21 Commonwealth Ceilidh revised 2014-06-21 Heather Hodgson June 20, 2014, 2:27 p.m.
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