SubjectsFamous People FactsFascinating FactsFactsIP Factoids Albert Einstein loved to sail. By IP Factly - Mar 24, 2015 Einstein in 1947. Photograph by Oren Jack Turner, Princeton, N.J. Modified with Photoshop by PM_Poon and later by Dantadd. He didn’t know how to swim but he would often take a boat out on the lake to do some thinking.