The dream of becoming a professional sailor.
Xela Racing is a team of enterprising young sailors.
Motivated to develop into international sailors, but
with a lack of offers in Norway, we have taken
matters into our own hands and bought the best
tool our financial situation could allow, a GC32
GC32 is a speed monster in an international class,
and an excellent platform to take the step further
into the even larger international classes such as
SailGP and the Americas Cup.
Xela Racing Team Norway is managed by
SailLogic, a sports marketing company based
in Norway. The GC32 and Xela Racing is
based at SailLogic´s headquarters due to
good sailing conditions and easy access to
Our main source of income comes from corporate events. Trough North Sails Norway we initiated a supporter club where our supporters can follow our journey as we go forward.
The team members has a background within
waszp, 49er, moth, swan50 racing and
international business education. We all aim
for the same goal. A fully professional sports
After the first rounds of getting used to the
boat, the need for matching against other
boats abroad will soon appear. This will lead
to further expenses such as transport of the
boat, equipment, crew and support staff.
It is also a fact that despite the countless
hours spent on volunteer work in this boat, it
eventually goes beyond the possibility of
having income alongside such a project.