Paula Barceló

Height178cm / 5'8"Home CountrySpain
Weight69kg / 152lbHometownBarcelona

Career Highlights

  • 2022 Lanzarote International Regatta - IQFoil
  • 2021 - World Championship 49FX - Gold
  • 2021 - Oceania Championship 49FX - Gold
  • 2017 - World Junior Championship 470 - Gold

Paula Barceló joined the Spain SailGP Team in Season 2, making her debut onboard F50 Victoria at the Grand Final in San Francisco.

Born in Palma de Mallorca, Paula is one of the big names within Balearic and Spanish sailing and is also a 5th grade Medicine student at the Universidad de Barcelona. Paula grew up in a family with a big sailing tradition, which is the reason she started sailing at the age of 7.

During her youth, Paula competed in 420 and 470 until 2018 when she started her 49er FX adventure alongside Tamara Echegoyen. With Tamara, Paula won the 2021 World Championsip, and claimed a fourth place finish in Tokyo 2020.

For her leisure time, Paula enjoys other sports such as paddle tennis and cylcing, as well as cultural activities such as going to the cinema.