Welcome to the Luxury Sailing Holiday

A Culinary Odyssey in the Greek Island
Executive Chef Jeremy Rock Smith & Captain Ray Crist 

An Exclusive Luxury Cruise$12,000 Per Cabin (1-2 persons)

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October 12-19, 2024 
An Exclusive Luxury Cruise
$12,000 Per Cabin (1-2 persons)

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October 26-November 2, 2024 
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$12,000 Per Cabin (1-2 persons)

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Price Includes: Pick-up / Drop-off  from Athens International Airport (ATH), Comfortable Double Occupancy Cabin, Daily Breakfast, Lunch, Beverages, & Snacks. 
Price does not include:  Airfare, alcoholic beverages, hotels, ground transportation are not included in this package


 

RAY AND JEREMY

Embark on a Journey to the Blue Zones

Discover the secrets of longevity and wellness as we sail through the crystal-clear waters of the Aegean, a region celebrated as one of the world's Blue Zones. Experience a lifestyle that mirrors those found in the world's healthiest and longest-living communities, from the pristine coasts of Greece to the tranquil shores of the Mediterranean.

Blue Zone-Inspired Living:

  • Healthy Cuisine: Indulge in a diet rich in locally-sourced, fresh ingredients, akin to those enjoyed by centenarians in Blue Zones.
  • Active Lifestyle: Embrace the natural physical activity of sailing and exploring, reflecting the everyday habits of Blue Zone residents.
  • Community Connection: Experience the warmth of Greek hospitality and the strong sense of community found in Blue Zones.
  • Jaguar Path

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    Gratitude!
    It was amazing to make this journey that I had on my bucket list. Now I want to return and live here forever! Thank you! ”

    School Administrator

  • Jaguar Path

    “⭐⭐⭐⭐⭐
    Amazing!
    We got to see one of the most beautiful places of the world and we were taken care of by these wonderful people! ”

    Yoga Instructor

  • Jaguar Path

    “⭐⭐⭐⭐⭐
    Absolutely amazing!
    The way that Ray and Nina hold space throughout the whole trip has filled my heart with so much joy!”

    Healer, Yoga Instructor

  • Jaguar Path

    “⭐⭐⭐⭐⭐
    Absolutely spectacular!
    Every minute of every day was a new experience, adventure. I just couldn’t be more satisfied with the entire experience. I hope to get a chance to do it again soon!”

    CEO, Food Inc

  • Jaguar Path

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    Fulfilling!
    More than I could even imagine! I feel renewed physically, emotionally, and spiritually.”

    Interior Decorator

Meet Your Hosts

Jeremy Rock Smith - Chef Jeremy Rock Smith is a fusion of Julia Child's charm, Anthony Bourdain's edge, and Deepak Chopra's mindfulness. Internationally acclaimed, he's renowned for his classical training, health-conscious cooking, and as the author of "The Kripalu Kitchen." His appearance on Food Network's "Chopped" and features in major media outlets showcase his culinary expertise. With a love for wellness and connection, Jeremy's humor and skill will enhance your culinary journey. 

To learn more about Jeremy: https://www.jeremyrocksmith.com/

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Ray Crist -Your expert captain and guide, has navigated the Greek islands, the Caribbean, and beyond for over three decades.  A native Greek, he knows every hidden cove and delectable eatery, ensuring a journey that’s both relaxing and enlightening.

To learn more about Ray: https://www.jaguarpath.com/

Nina Crist - A master of Tai Chi and martial arts with over 20 years of experience, Nina's passion for sailing and deep knowledge of the Aegean and Ionian seas enriches your sailing experience.

To learn more about Nina: https://www.jaguarpath.com/

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"Let food be thy medicine and medicine be thy food" Hippocrates 

Taste the pure ingredients born of a rich in mineral land, showered by the mediterranean sun and salty breeze. 

A Culinary Voyage!

Embark on an extraordinary journey through the Greek Isles, where the magic of Greek cuisine comes to life under the expert guidance of Chef Jeremy. Our luxurious sailing vessel is not just a mode of transport; it's a gateway to a sensory and culinary adventure like no other.


  • Whole Grains: Freshly baked breads, barley rusks, and whole grain pastas.
  • Legumes: Fava beans, lentils, and chickpeas in salads and stews.
  • Fresh Vegetables and Fruits: A bounty of local produce, from leafy greens to sweet, sun-ripened fruits.
  • Nuts and Seeds: A selection of nuts and seeds for snacking or as toppings.
  • Herbal Teas and Fresh Juices: Beverages packed with natural antioxidants.


Start Your Day with a Greek Breakfast

Wake up to a delightful Greek continental breakfast and indulge in a variety of traditional dishes, from creamy Greek yogurt with honey and walnuts to the flaky layers of spanakopita, all while soaking in the morning sun and fresh Aegean air.

Sample Breakfast Items:

Greek Yogurt with Honey and Nuts: A delightful combination of creamy yogurt, sweet Greek honey, and crunchy nuts.

Freshly Baked Breads: Enjoy traditional Greek breads, including crusty village loaf and soft pita, served with delicious olive tapenade.

Scrambled Eggs: Feta, Spinach & Dill

Dakos: Taste the essence of Crete with these barley rusks topped with tomato, mizithra cheese, and olive oil.

Bougatsa: Indulge in this sweet cream-filled phyllo pastry, a northern Greek specialty.

Tyropitakia: Bite-sized cheese pies, perfect for a light morning snack.

Seasonal Fresh Fruits: A selection of the freshest fruits for a refreshing start.

Beverages: Choose from herbal tea, traditional Greek coffee, and a variety of fresh juices.

Lunch in Paradise

After a morning of swimming in the turquoise waters, exploring or cooking with Jeremy lunch is served on board. You’ll be met with an array of vegetarian salads and classic Greek dishes, each bursting with flavors and made from the freshest local ingredients. Savor these culinary creations in the midst of unparalleled natural beauty, with the warm ocean air soothing your soul.

Sample Lunch Items:

Horiatiki Salad: The iconic Greek salad, feta, olives and oregano bliss.

Gemista: Stuffed tomatoes and peppers filled with a tasty rice and herb mixture.

Fava Santorinis: A creamy split pea puree from the island of Santorini.

Greek Pasta Salad: A refreshing combination of pasta, feta, sun-dried tomatoes and fresh herbs.

Imam Bayildi: Flavorful stuffed eggplant, a testament to Greece's culinary finesse.

Dolmadakia: Rice and herbs delicately wrapped in grape leaves.

Pita with Tzatziki: Warm pita bread served with a cool, cucumber yogurt dip.

Beverages: Refresh with fresh lemonade, iced herbal tea, or pomegranate juice.

Interactive Culinary Experiences

Chef Jeremy doesn't just cook for you; he invites you to learn and participate. Engage in hands-on cooking sessions where you can cook alongside him or simply relax and watch, absorbing the techniques and stories behind each Greek dish. These interactive experiences are tailored to inspire both novice cooks and seasoned kitchen enthusiasts.

Evenings of Gastronomic Exploration

As the day winds down, prepare for evenings filled with culinary discovery. Dinners are enjoyed at carefully selected local restaurants, each renowned for its exceptional Greek cuisine. Here, the chefs will join us at our table, sharing their secrets and personal interpretations of Greek culinary traditions. It's a unique opportunity to delve deeper into the heart of Greek cooking and culture.

A Voyage for All Senses

From the vibrant markets where we source our ingredients to the captivating tales that accompany each dish, every aspect of your journey is steeped in the rich heritage of Greece. During our voyage, we will meet local food producers and artisan food makers, including fishmongers, butchers, bakers, and beekeepers. Learn the ways of their craft while sampling their wares, including exquisite local wine, cheese, and olive oil. It's more than a holiday; it's a holistic experience where scenic beauty, culinary delights, and cultural immersion combine to create memories that will last a lifetime.

Join Chef Jeremy for an unparalleled sailing and culinary adventure in the Greek Isles. It's not just about savoring exquisite meals; it's about engaging with the essence of Greek life, where cooking is an art and every meal is a celebration. Set sail for a journey of taste, learning, and soul-soothing experiences!

**Special Diets and Allergens

We understand the importance of catering to various dietary needs and allergies. Please inform us of any special dietary requirements, and Chef Jeremy will ensure that your needs are thoughtfully accommodated.

The Itinerary 

 

Day 1: Epidaurus Arrival

Arrive at Athens airport (ATH) and be greeted for transfer to Marina Alimos via taxi or shuttle.

Boat check-in: 2:00 pm Set sail from the marina at 5:00 pm, heading towards the charming town of Epidaurus.

Indulge in your first swim in the invigorating Mediterranean waters and explore the archaeological wonders of Epidaurus, home to one of the most extensive ancient sites.

Conclude the day with a delightful Greek feast at a renowned local tavern, where Henry Miller once reflected, "The road to Epidaurus resembles the path to creation. A journey that quiets the search, leaving one immersed in the silent beauty of mysterious beginnings."

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Day 2: Discover Poros

Visit the ancient theater in Epidaurus, where Hippocrates advocated retreating from the city in times of dis-ease.

Engage in tai chi and delve into the art of Sand Painting. Cruise to the sunken city cove for an exhilarating snorkeling experience.

Arrive at the picturesque island of Poros, offering a leisurely waterfront stroll and an opportunity to savor the pleasures of Mediterranean cuisine!

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Day 3: Explore Ermioni

Begin your day in the charming fishing port of Poros, savoring a delectable, locally sourced breakfast aboard.

Embark on a sailing journey to Ermioni, a serene town nestled on the peninsula, known for hosting the world's inaugural regatta.

Participate in tai chi and meditation at one of Athena's oldest temples, immersing yourself in the tranquility of this historic location.

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Day 4: Explore Spetses

Navigate to the storied island of Spetses, renowned for its sophisticated ambiance characterised by magnificent Mediterranean mansions and a peaceful atmosphere devoid of cars.

Drop anchor in a secluded cove for a night immersed beneath the sparkling stars!

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Day 5: Hydra Discovery

Embark on a sailing journey to the remarkable stone-built town of Hydra, celebrated for its crystal-clear waters, absence of motor transportation, charming villages, global art galleries, and captivating architecture.

Hydra exudes a mystical energy, as an island without roads or cars, relying on donkeys as the primary mode of transportation.

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Day 6: Aegina Delight

Drop anchor just beyond the scenic port of Aegina, immersing ourselves in the lively ambiance of local restaurants, shops, and cafes.

Aegina holds a significant place in Greek history, actively contributing to the Greek Revolution against the Turks. From 1827-29, the island served as the capital of the partially liberated Greece.

Notably, Aegina was a cherished residence and writing retreat for Nikos Kazantzakis, the prolific author of masterpieces like Zorba the Greek, The Last Temptation of Christ, and more.

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Day 7: Kalamaki

Farewell Commence the day in Aegina with a visit to the impeccably preserved Temple of Afea/Athena.

As we navigate back to the port, indulge in some last-minute souvenir shopping before setting sail to reach Kalamaki in the late afternoon.

Conclude our journey back in Athens at Marina Alimou. You have the option to spend the night aboard the boat or arrange accommodation near the airport (not included).

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Day 8: Check-Out

Check out from the boat at 8:00 AM. Ensure you depart for the airport with ample time to accommodate your flight schedule. Safe travels!

*For your comfort and safety, please note that the itinerary is subject to change based on weather conditions.

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