She is planning to start her trip in Dover, in her boat, the Artemis 20, on 9 June.
It is anticipated the clockwise journey, which will be taken in a series of day sails, will take three to four months.
Mrs Lister has been paralysed for seven years as a result of a progressive degenerative disease, reflex sympathetic dystrophy.
A rigid inflatable boat will support her on the journey and a motor entourage of two motor homes and a Land Rover will provide land support.
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