A s you probably know stand up paddle boarding has become one of the world’s most popular water sports. It was used by Hawaiians as a means to keep fit. SUP is a great way to maintain your body in a good condition. It provides an amazing overall workout.
Therefore, if you are looking to purchase a quality inflatable paddle board which can help you improve your sense of balance, have a look at the iRocker 11′ model. This is one of the largest inflatable boards available on the market. It is portable and comes with everything a paddler needs in order to get on the water right away.
In what regards the design of this board, it’s important to know that it measures 11 inches long by 39 inches wide by 6 inches thick when fully inflated and 33 inches wide by 13 inches in diameter when rolled up. Despite the fact that it weighs about 22 lbs., it is able to support up to 385 lbs.. It has a round shape at the top in order to minimize drag while gliding through the water. Furthermore, it is more durable than many other models. Constructed with triple layer military grade PVC, it is designed to last for a long period of time. Additionally, this paddleboard comes with high-quality aluminum floating paddle. They can be adjusted from 63 to 85 inches allowing you to choose the most comfortable length for the perfect stroke.
The overall performance of this board is great and you will enjoy paddling it. Its streamlined design helps it cut through the water easily. In way water, it will take more focus to paddle and keep your balance, while on flat water the board feels more stable. Most paddlers feel comfortable paddling the 11′ iRocker as there is a great balance between performance and stability.
Compared to other models, this is not the fastest board, but it definitely is not the slowest either. The fact that it features a tapered tail is a major perk because it can turn fast and easy. Despite the fact that it doesn’t have a kicktail at the back of the board, the iRocker will respond well and you will have a lot of fun practicing pivot turns.
No matter how you look at it, this inflatable board is undeniably an amazing choice. It is a great paddle board which comes with everything you need to get a paddling, which makes it a good choice for beginner riders. The 11′ iRocker comes with 9 stainless steel D-rings.
Four of these D-rings are used by the bungee cords up front while the other four are at the center of the board (two on each side). These four rings can be used to attach a seat if you choose the kayak-style. The ninth ring is more at the back end of the tail and it is designed to attach your SUP leash. Additionally, it comes with non-skid traction that is not very long. However, it is comfortable and perfect for recreational paddling.
Furthermore, the bungee system upfront is placed on the small side and it is always handy to have as it keeps your gear secure. This 11′ iRocker features a 3-fin configuration, including two smaller attached side fins and one removable center fin which is extremely easy to attach and clips easily into place. Thanks to its double action pump,the board can be inflated to 15 PSI, in less than 5 minutes.
Ease of use
The 11′ version is very easy to use and transport. However, this depends on the side kit that comes with the paddle board. The best part of purchasing this board is that it comes with everything you need in order to maintain it for a long period of time.
The backpack carry bag that comes with the board will help you store it safely and transport it with ease. Furthermore, there is an adjustable aluminum paddle which is extremely useful and very practical. Also, you shouldn’t forget about the dual action high-pressure pump and the indispensable repair kit that is an extremely useful addition.
|Dimensions||Fully Inflated , Rolled Up|
|Construction||Triple layer military grade PVC|
|Paddle type||High-quality aluminum floating paddle|
|Paddle adjustability||Adjusted from 63 to 85 inches|
|Number of rings||9 stainless steel D-rings|
|PSI||It can be inflated to 15 PSI|
|Number of fins||3 fins|
|Maximum weight limit||385 lbs.|
|Inflation time||Less than 5 minutes|
|Hand pump type||Ultra efficient 24” high pressure dual action hand pump with integrated pressure gauge|
|Kayak seat||Lightweight and foldable|
Warranty and support
Compared to other inflatable paddle boards, this model features a 2-year warranty on materials and all workmanship. In addition to this warranty, the manufacturer offers 30 days guarantee, which means that if the product doesn’t satisfy you, you can return it back to the producer. Also, if you have any further questions about the product, feel free to contact the customer support department.
- Stylish design
- It glides nicely
- Easy to paddle
- Its center D-ring can be used to attach a seat
- The bungee system is too small
- It does not have a kick tail
Frequently Asked Questions
One of the largest boards available on the market, the iRocker 11’ is a dream come true for any beginner rider and makes for an equally smart selection for more advanced paddlers. It comes with a complete set of accessories and boasts a rigid, durable design so that you can rest assured knowing your money is spent on a long-lasting product. Moreover, it features a tri-fin setup that grants you enhanced control over the board’s navigation.
What we like the most: The included 24” high-pressure dual action hand pump that helps inflate the board in no time, all with little to no effort on your part.