Body Glove 11′

C onvenient and easy to take with you regardless of your destination, an inflatable paddleboard can offer you a memorable and fun experience. Made from sturdy and resistant materials, the Body Glove 11’ provides you with additional security thanks to its wide construction and durable materials. Perfect for any type of water, be it the ocean, a calm lake, or a fast-paced, impatient river, nothing will be able to stop you from relaxing.


Construction and Design

It is available in 2 different color schemes – white/yellow, and blue/green, offering you two choices to pick from, according to your preferences. When it is inflated, it measures 11 feet in length, 34 inches in width, and 5 inches in thickness, providing you with plenty of foot space. It is a bit on the heavy side, as it weighs 39 pounds, but its strength makes up for it, as it is capable of supporting up to 320 pounds. Therefore, it allows you to take plenty of items with you, depending on your needs.

Despite its inflatable design, it is extremely sturdy and hard, providing you with security as well as stability when standing on it. Moreover, it is extremely easy to move around, as it requires only 5 minutes to completely inflate. The Body Glove 11’ is made from heavy-duty PVC, with a triple-layer center-placed stringer which adds additional rigidity and strength, ensuring it won’t wear down or tear. Moreover, it comes with a reinforced nose bumper which prolongs its lifespan, as it prevents the board from deforming if you happen to hit rocks.

Stability

Extremely stable, it offers you a wide 34” base, and an elongated nose, which lets it easily cut through the waves. Thanks to its diamond-shaped EVA traction pad, it features anti-slip properties, thus you don’t have to worry about your feet slipping off of it while doing your yoga exercises, which is expected of a top-tier iSUP at this point. The sharp rocker will provide you with a steady way to tackle waves, while its flat bottom will add even more balance.

Accessories

Thanks to all the accessories it comes with, you will lack nothing when you plan on venturing on the water.

  • Paddle
    It is a 3-piece, adjustable unit, which allows you to set it up between 70 inches and 85 inches. Weighing only 29 oz, it is lightweight enough to be used even by small kids, and, despite its shaft being made from aircraft-grade aluminum, it can float, so you won’t have to worry about it sinking to the bottom of the lake. Additionally, the blade is made from fiberglass-reinforced nylon, providing you with durability for lengthy use.
  • Pump
    Extremely versatile, it can be used with either single-action or dual-action according to your preferences and needs. It is a high-pressure, manual pump, therefore it requires no electricity to function correctly, while the integrated pressure gauge will allow you to easily see when the desired pressure has been reached, eliminating all the guesswork. Moreover, it can have the board completely inflated in less than 5 minutes, thus you won’t have to wait too long to take to the water.
  • Fins
    Instead of using detachable fins, as some other models do, the fins are fixed. More durable and unbreakable than their counterparts, you won’t have to worry about losing one or two in the paddling process, as they will remain in place. Additionally, there’s no need to be concerned about them breaking if you happen to pass by a rock, as they are made from hard flexible rubber, which will prevent them from snapping or breaking.
  • Backpack
    Large, but extremely spacious, it provides you with plenty of storage space, allowing you to take all the accessories, the deflated board and still have plenty of space to deposit other necessary items. It is zipper-closed, for increased security, and it comes with a padded back as well as padded straps for increased comfort. Not only are the straps adjustable, so you can personalize it according to your body type, but it also features a chest strap, so it will take off some of the load put on your shoulders. It features top and side-placed additional handles, for hassle-free maneuverability.
  • Ankle Leash
    It will make sure your board won’t float away from you if you happen to fall off of it. The wire has a coiled design, so it won’t impede your paddling, nor will it get caught in any subaquatic flora. It comes with a Velcro cuff to provide you with increased comfort as you wear it.
  • Repair Kit
    No matter how sturdy and durable your board might be, a repair kit is always welcomed. It includes PVC materials, as well as adequate adhesive to help repair the board. All are kept in a sealed plastic container with a screw-on lid.
  • Dry Phone-Bag
    If you want to keep your phone dry and not worry about water getting to it, then you can easily do so thanks to the sealable plastic bag. Even more, you can place it at all times in the integrated carry handle, as the Velcro design will ensure its safety.

Specifications

Type
Inflatable
Weight
39 lbs.
Length
11 feet
Width
34”
Thickness
5”
Supported Weight
320 lbs.
Material
Heavy-duty PVC with triple layer center-placed stringer
Paddle Included
Paddle Material
Aircraft aluminum
Number of Fins
3
Carry Bag Included
Pump Type
Single/Dual action high-pressure manual
Warranty
1 year

Additional Features

  • Front and rear free D-rings
  • Versatile handle
  • Bungee rope-secured storage onboard space
  • When the bungee rope is not set up, it has 6 additional D-rings.

Warranty

The board and all its accessories are covered by a limited 1-year warranty from the moment of your purchase.

PROS

  • Large traction pad
  • Foldable paddle
  • Excellent stability
  • Anti-slip EVA deck
  • Large storage area
  • Back pack included
  • Waterproof phone bag

CONS

  • It is a bit on the heavy side
  • It comes with only one handle

Conclusion

The Body Glove 11’ offers all the required accessories to start your paddleboarding relaxation. Providing excellent entertainment for both beginners and professionals alike, it also offers stability and balance. Moreover, it comes with its pump, so you won’t have to buy a different one, while its ability to be used either as a single or dual action enables you to convert it to your needs. The backpack it comes with will ensure all your items are in one place, so you don’t have to worry about storage space.

Hannah Boyd
Hannah Boyd
I grew up in San Diego, California and have always taken an interest in beach life. I worked at a surfboard and SUP rental for 2 years and gathered knowledge about what makes a quality board. I am passionate about writing as well and want to combine my experience with watersports with my writing talent to help others have the best experience possible when they paddleboard.

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