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Owners' advice: An insider's guide to world circumnavigation

Owners' advice: An insider's guide to world circumnavigation

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It's a big world

Lenny Recanati, owner of Vivid

On Lenny Recanati’s office desk sits an antique globe and a model of his 27 metre JongertVivid, which says it all. “I have loved travelling all my life,” he says. “To do it by boat is the best way. On a boat you can go to the end of the world!” Indeed, if the world were flat, he would have fallen off. He spent 12 years travelling on Vivid and has two circumnavigations under his belt, one around the equator and one from pole to pole.

“I like the more remote places where not too many people have been.” The Antarctica expedition stands out, he says, “because of the ferocious sea. In the Drake Passage, the winds were 50mph and the seas were like mountains. The first half hour was a little scary but then the boat gets in a rhythm, you get used to it and relax.”

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