“I like sailing, because it is the sport that demands the least energy.”
“I love to travel, but hate to arrive.”
Sergey Konenkov, Albert Einstein at Saranac Lake Lotte Jacobi, Albert Einstein, 1938
“A ship is always safe at the shore, but that is not what it is built for.”
Albert Einstein sailing his boat on Saranac Lake, NY
“My sailing system set sail, make it fast, no thoughts of energy or velocity,
loll back, let boat drift.”
with sailing. He would often take a boat out onto a lake, pull out a notebook, relax, and think.
Even though Einstein never learned to swim, he kept sailing as a hobby throughout his life.