Gallery: Dutchman Johan Huibers Opens His Life-Size Noah’s Ark to the P...

There were rumors that the Ark could have been sailed to London in time for the Olympics, though this turned out not to be the case. Deborah Venema-Huibers, manager of the Ark, said that they had to abandon plans to sail the ark to the London Olympics, after they were asked to make the wooden boat safer for visitors. "We would like to carry three thousand people on the boat (so) you can't say: 'We'll leave it like that'. You have (to clear) everything with the fire department, as it is all wood. It took such a long time that we had to skip the Olympics," she said.

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  1. Michael Harshaw November 12, 2014 at 1:28 pm

    If you do get the Arc sea worthy and plan to sail. I would love to be apart of the crew. And sail every where Ok ? :-)

  2. Nancy Lumen October 13, 2014 at 9:11 pm

    God was his inspiration—and like Noah, the builder will meet with some heckling—specially from non-believers…but in the end, God\\\’s glory will be revealed and raised. In faith it was built AGAIN!!! Nancy )Philippines)

  3. John Wilson October 12, 2014 at 1:43 pm

    If this guy intends to take two of everything.. I will submit that I will be one of the Atheists to join the crew when the global warming rain takes over everything.
    Yet… I guess I can still eek out a living on a mountain side someplace or actually in the Midwest.

  4. Nathaniel Soper October 11, 2014 at 9:26 pm

    Bet he can’t fit every species of animal

  5. Peter John October 11, 2014 at 2:27 pm

    He tried to be accurate?
    Metal hulls with wood SKIN?
    Did Noah have old barges to cut up?
    Where are the dinosaurs?
    The dumb jerk in Kentucky (say no more) building his ark says that Noah took baby dinos. Hardly room for full sized ones.
    Anyone who supports these carnival attractions should be reminded… PT Barnum said that there were new suckers born everyday!

  6. LoveIt December 10, 2012 at 5:57 pm

    And God signed it with His approval, by giving it a Rainbow of His promise that he would never again flood the entire earth. How awesome God is!! Thank you John! I wish it was here in the US, I would love to see it!

  7. ScottHerndon99x July 30, 2012 at 6:33 pm

    I am impressed with the attention to detail. I am curious how many pairs of animals along with food and water for all the ark would be able to hold.

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