Richard Gruender – Account Manager

Richard came to Antibes Yachtwear 18 years ago in shipping and receiving. Over the years he has managed all aspects of an order from start to finish. Richard has extensive product knowledge and understands all the requirements necessary to outfit a crew in a timely manner. He is dedicated to on time delivery and customer service is key for him.

Karen Belack – Account Manager

Karen has spent 30 years in some facet of the Marine Industry. Karen spent 10 years as a Stewardess aboard a variety of power and sailing yachts. The additional 20 years in Marine related businesses have included yacht management and event planning for yacht rendezvous. Karen’s exceptional attention to detail, knowledge of the industry and wiliness to always go the extra mile for her customers makes her a proven winner and a valuable team member.

John and Kathy Phillips/Owners

Antibes Yachtwear was started in 1993 by John And Kathy Phillips after 12 years in the Yachting Industry. John was born in Auckland, N.Z. and Kathy In the Midwest. They met in the Panama Canal Yacht Club on the way to the South Pacific in 1982 aboard different Vessels. John as a captain and Kathy as a chef. John and Kathy logged over 100,000 miles at sea in The Caribbean, Europe, US and South Pacific both on sail and power boats. Previous backgrounds included Sales and Management and this skill set brings a unique vision to their business. “Our commitment at Antibes Yachtwear is to meet the needs of our customers in an innovative and professional manner and customer satisfaction will always be our number one priority.”