Founded in 1982 by Ed D'Ascoli, Xcel International, Inc.™ (Xcel) is dedicated to exceptional product quality through research, development, and design innovation. Drawing upon his enthusiasm and experience D'Ascoli quickly laid the foundations of a core wetsuit company that would revolutionize the industry and push the cutting edge of material and design development.
No shortage of inspiration here; XCEL, Inc. continues to create and connect high-performance products with the athletes who demanded them. Xcel's passionate focus on product development has become the defining characteristic of the brand. With Xcel rashguards, surf shirts, wetsuits and life vests watermen, women and kids will be better prepared for water sports.
Xcel's primary markets include surf, dive, wakeboard, paddle, stand up paddle board (SUP) and UV sun-protection apparel. With tropical to cold-water products for men, women, and kids, Xcel stresses performance: maximum stretch and durability, sealed-seam construction, and a fit that feels custom-made every time. Xcel has so many different rashguards for everyone in the family, that it is easy to find your perfect second skin.