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Schlepperballett - The tug boat ballet on the Elbe.

The globally unique tugboat ballet each year attracts thousands of visitors on Saturday at the jetties. Dare devils face directly to the harbor edge and take the occasional water splashes and wet feet willing to accept. For so they do not miss the pirouette up to 5000 horsepower and extremely agile tractor that approach just rocking up to a few centimeters to the shore.

At a Viennese waltz by Johann Strauss rotate, roll and the ships stomp through the Elbe water. About an hour does the dance of vigorous giants. Even if everything light and elegant looks - it takes a good deal of experience and skill of the captains to navigate the tug safely and accurately
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