The inspiring life story of Johan Huibers, and how he built Noah’s Ark
From shy young man to impassioned visionary
Dreamer with no formal qualifications takes up enormous challenge
Carpenter reconstructs Noah’s Ark
I woke feeling as if I had suffered an irretrievable loss.
I had screamed without uttering a sound. I had sobbed my heart out without shedding a single tear.
What had happened?
Did this dream mean something?
At 33 years of age, carpenter Johan Huibers drearns fhat a fierce storm ti de floods the entire province of Noord-Holland. This marks the start of an exciting adventure, in wilicil Johan has to overcome seemingly insurmountable obstacles to acilieve ilis ultrnate goal: tile building of Noah’s Ark.
In The Unsinkable Dream, Johan gives a compelling, moving and yet humorous account of what led him to build Noah’s Ark. What kind of man is he? How did he achieve th is ambitious goal? Where did the money come frorn?
The Unsinkable Dream tells the quintessentially Dutch story of a man who loves water and realizes his dreams.