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The Rambiz and Tug in 'Dance of the Cromarty Rose'

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Picture added on 28 August 2006
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Offshore Wind Turbines for the Beatrice Field
Comments:
Very immpresive whoever did this well done
Added by HAZEL PENDLE (NEE MACLEAN) on 28 August 2006
I always thought Dave was the Cromarty Rose - you live and learn, well done guys!
Added by Anon on 29 August 2006
Brilliant and very funny. Beats anything on the TV!
Added by Estelle on 29 August 2006
This was a case of anything you can do, I can do better!
Added by Ronald Young on 30 August 2006
You can't help but wonder if all the people steering the boats had not been at a party the night before? Must have been a good one though!
Added by Anon on 30 August 2006
Brilliant Video clip - mind you when we were watching this from Shore Street we were convinced that the Cromarty Rose's rudder was jammed!

Was this choreographed with the tug, or just one of those great moments of synchronicity.....
Added by Calum Davidson on 30 August 2006
Calum it was as my previous comment says. The Rambiz was actually checking to see if the weight of the windmill would affect the swing of the barge and as it looked so impressive the pilot onboard the tug started to do the same and as I don't like to be beat I thought I would just join in to show we could do it too.
Added by Ronald Young on 30 August 2006
If there was such a TV Show as "THE CROMARTY IDOL" this would have won it hands down !!
100 for Material .. 100 for Music .. and 100 for the Performers themselves !

Added by John Macdonald on 03 September 2006
Fabulous, My cousin Eunice and I happened to be passing on our way back from our walk up the Sutors when this was happening it was so funny to watch, well done to whoever filmed it. Just goes to show you should always take your camera when out walking in Cromarty, sadly I didn't have mine that day.
Added by Margaret Cassie ( Clelland ) on 11 September 2006
Well done to all concerned, as intending future residents we look forward to seeing the show live.
Added by Anthony and Josephine Pierce on 13 September 2006
wel i never!its a pretty big barge compared 2 da tiny little ferry!sorry 2 ronald and everyone anyone that works on it!
Added by Me on 13 September 2006
What's happened to the video, it doesn't seem to work?
Added by Sam on 23 September 2006
It's working now! totally fab, Pauline
Added by Pauline Gilbert on 27 September 2006
What a great vid. I was there watching this from the Lighthouse in Cromarty, but only got still photo's of it. Well done to whoever videoed it & put it to music. It's a classic!!
Added by Chris Fryatt on 27 February 2007
Thanks very much everybody. Captain Fok from the RAMBIZ
Added by Fok van Slooten on 23 April 2010
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Offshore Wind Turbines for the Beatrice Field

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