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QUESTION OF THE WEEK: Did the Ark have a sail?

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Q: Did the Ark have a sail?

A: Since the Bible does not give us detailed blueprints for the structure, we are left to speculate on how it may have looked. Our Ark design is based on the biblical data and extensive research into ancient shipbuilding. The "sail" on our Ark is a rigid wooden structure rather than a traditional sail that can be moved for propulsion purposes. Rather than calling it a "sail," it would be more accurate to call it a stem post projection or a bow fin. This design is reminiscent of many ancient ships.
Continue reading to learn how this feature may have helped to stablize the Ark in the waters of the Flood.

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