My wife, kids and I had more fun on the sandbar and beach trip than any of our previous vacations. We actually relaxed and plan to come back for Christmas break. Thank you Capt. Josh for an incredible adventure.  

                                                               J. Elder

The boys and I had a great time fishing with you. We have decided to make it an annual event and will be booking soon. Can't wait to catch more of those monster Gag Grouper.

                                                            G. Vinson

 Siesta Key Beach has been ranked the #1 public beach in America for the second time in 2015. Today it is still #14 in the world and growing in popularity. However there is another Siesta that is only accessible by boat. You can't get there by taking a vacation, you have to take a SiestaKation.

  • Dolphin/Eco-Tour
  • Sunset Cruises
  • Fishing
  • Diving
  • Snorkeling
  • Sandbar Swimming/Shelling
  • Island Hopping
  • Restaurant by Boat
  • Custom Charters (Half and Full Day)
  • Boat Operating/Instruction
  • Anything Under The Sun


offshore/nearshore trips

The Sun Coast is an extraordinary place to go fishing. With many natural ledges and an amazing artificial reef system. Sarasota holds a wide variety of fish species.

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     fishing charters

Think about doing it all in one day, on one boat, and paying for one charter. SiestaKation is the only charter service you need to call. We offer: fishing charters, snorkeling, diving, shelling, sightseeing, dolphin watching, sandbar parties, tiki bar hopping, and sunset cruises in Sarasota. We pride ourselves on letting the customer create their own charter. Choose a 4 or 6 hour charter package that suits you and your time here to plan the perfect day on the water. Every vacation should be so easy. Don't just vacation, SiestaKation.


      custom charters



  • U.S.C.G. Licensed Master Captain

  • PADI Dive Master, Rescue Diver
  • American Red Cross CPR/First Aid Cert.


Walk, swim, or snorkel along the shallow water sandbars.


Half and full day custom charters. Anything under the sun!


Sunset Cruise

Enjoy watching the sun set over the Gulf of Mexico.

beach trip

See the beaches that other vacationers do not know about. There are islands and beaches only accessible by boat that are true hidden gems.

eco/dolphin tour

Explore the islands and bays while searching for aquatic life.

                                  941.993.7337           capt.joshpritchett@gmail.com