MarineMax, Inc. operates as a recreational boat dealer in the United States. It sells new and used recreational boats, including pleasure boats, such as sport boats, sport cruisers, sport yachts, and yachts; fishing boats; convertible yachts; motor yachts; and ski boats. The company also offers marine parts and accessories, such as marine electronics; dock and anchoring products comprising boat fenders, lines, and anchors; boat covers; trailer parts; water sport accessories, including tubes, lines, wakeboards, and skies; engine parts; oils; lubricants; steering and control systems; corrosion control and service products; high-performance accessories, such as propellers and instruments; and a line of boating accessories consisting of life jackets, inflatables, and water sports equipment. In addition, it provides marine engines and propellers; novelty items, such as shirts, caps, and license plates bearing the manufacturers or dealerís logos; and maintenance, repair, and storage services. Further, the company arranges boat financing, insurance, and extended service contracts; offers boat and yacht brokerage services; provides slip and storage accommodations; sells a range of boating parts, accessories, supplies, and products through Internet; and charters power and sailing yachts. As of September 30, 2011, it operated through 54 retail locations in 19 states consisting of Alabama, Arizona, California, Colorado, Connecticut, Florida, Georgia, Kansas, Maryland, Minnesota, Missouri, New Jersey, New York, North Carolina, Ohio, Oklahoma, Rhode Island, Tennessee, and Texas. The company was founded in 1998 and is based in Clearwater, Florida.