Coastal Discoveries History and Mission
"How inappropriate to call this planet earth when it is quite clearly ocean."- arthur c. clarke


History of Coastal Discoveries:

The ocean and the life it holds has always been a part of the Yeomans family since before Bob was born. Both his father and grandfather before him ventured into its depths to play, to fish and to make a few dollars here and there while dabbling in the art of fishing for tuna, stripers and lobsters. Bob was officially born with “salt water in his veins” and after four years in the U.S. Coast Guard, he settled down to make a living on the sea in the spring and summer and delivering oil in the fall and winter while dreaming of the warmer seasons to come.

Thacher Island - one of our favorite destinations.Several boats, two children and many years later, it became evident that the struggle to make a living on the sea was getting harder and harder. His wife, Lee, and children shared his love of the sea. While observing how much the kids and their friends enjoyed many exciting adventures at sea, Lee thought maybe a marine camp for kids would be just the thing to do. The rest of the family jumped at the idea and Coastal Discoveries was born.

Since its inception in 1988, more than 7,000 kids have crossed our decks, and we believe that each year we accomplish our initial mission--to share our love of our ocean environment and to teach respect for its fragility.  -Beth & Bob Bishop


Coastal Discoveries is proud to be affiliated with:

The Institution for Savings in Newburyport The Institution for Savings in Newburyport American Littoral Society Greater Newburyport Chamber of Commerce Greater Newburyport Chamber of Commerce
NOAA - National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration Boat US Boat US Thacher Island Association The Newburyport Five Cents Savings Bank The Newburyport Five Cents Savings Bank The Provident Bank The Provident Bank


Office Address to send mail:

Coastal Discoveries 
20 Columbia Way
Newbury, MA  01951
Tel. 978-462-2017 

Captain Bob's Cell Phone 978-361-6415

Beth's Cell Phone  508-451-0195


Boat Address for Directions:

54R Merrimac St.

Newburyport, MA 01950

Fishing Charters Newburyport


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