iRocker ALL-AROUND 11′ Review

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iRocker ALL-AROUND 11' UprightThe new iRocker ALL-AROUND 11′ inflatable SUP is a well-built, stable board that performs well in a wide variety of paddling conditions. Measuring 11′ x 32″ x 6″ and weighing in at 24 pounds, the ALL-AROUND 11′ is capable of supporting up to 385 pounds and is a great choice for larger paddlers.

iRocker is a fairly new name on the paddle boarding scene, but the company has quickly amassed a very loyal following due to their high-quality construction and affordable pricing. The Jacksonville, FL-based company initially launched their inflatable SUP lineup with two models, and they’ve now expanded the line to five boards. In addition to inflatable paddle boards, iRocker also sells a nice range of SUP accessories.

In this iRocker ALL-AROUND 11′ review we’ll cover the pros and cons, best features, specs, what’s included with the board, and more.

In a Hurry? Here’s a Quick Summary…
ProsGreat durability
Very affordable
Lightweight
Excellent stability
Glides well in the water
Versatile
Attractive styling
Good rigidity
No tool required for attaching/removing fin
Large bungee storage area
4 D-rings for optional kayak seat or gear
Very nice bundle of high-quality accessories included
Top-shelf customer service
2-year warranty
30-day money back guarantee
ConsOnly one color option *UPDATE: New color just released
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iRocker ALL-AROUND 11′ Review: SUP Overview

iRocker ALL-AROUND 11' TopiRocker’s new ALL-AROUND series builds on the popularity of the company’s first iSUP releases and delivers exactly what many have been asking for — wider boards with improved stability. The original iRocker 10′ and iRocker 11′ boards have been great sellers, but they’re not the most stable boards in the water due to their 30″ width.

iRocker ALL-AROUND 11' Bottom

Measuring 32″ wide, both of the new models in the iRocker ALL-AROUND series have addressed that issue. In addition to the 11′ model, the company also released the smaller iRocker ALL-AROUND 10′ iSUP for smaller paddlers.

Another area where iRocker has made improvements is the bungee storage area. They’ve added two additional D-rings and enlarged the bungee cord storage area at the board’s nose, allowing you to stash even more gear there.

iRocker ALL-AROUND 11' Bungee Storage

As far as aesthetics go, iRocker has retained the same retro styling of their first two models while adding contrasting accent rails. The board is white with twin gray racing stripes down the center. The rails of the ALL-AROUND 11′ are black which adds some more “pop” to the design, and there’s a bold iRocker logo in white on both rails near the board’s nose.

SUP Rail

Construction

The ALL-AROUND 11′ iSUP is an extremely well-made board. iRocker used a super tough, military-grade drop stitch material, and the triple layer construction means that this board has been designed for serious use.

The outer skin of the ALL-AROUND 11′ board is virtually indestructible — this certainly isn’t a SUP that needs to be babied. It’s designed to withstand cuts, scrapes, and punctures, and you don’t have to worry about your dog’s nails causing damage to the top deck.

Tough Outer Skin

The board’s 6″ thickness adds additional rigidity, and it feels nearly as stiff as a hard board when fully inflated to the recommended 15 PSI.

iRocker ALL-AROUND 11' Rail

SUP Inflation and Setup

The iRocker ALL-AROUND 11′ is super easy to inflate and set up, and the total process only takes about 7 minutes.

After removing the board from the backpack and taking off the included compression strap, just roll the board out with the deck facing up…

SUP Inflation

Next, unscrew the valve cover and insert the pump hose. Just push it in and twist it until it is securely in place. It’s important to make sure that the board’s valve stem is in the “Up” position, which will allow air to enter the board but not escape.

Pumping Up iRocker SUP

SUP Pump Hose

iRocker Inflation

The dual-action hand pump that is included with the ALL-AROUND 11′ features a built-in, easy to read pressure gauge. After pumping the board up to a pressure of around 7 PSI, you’ll begin to see the needle move. Continue pumping until the needle moves from the yellow area to the green area, which is the recommended inflation pressure of 15 PSI.

iRocker Pump Pressure Guage

Once you’ve inflated the board to 15 PSI, just twist the hose and disconnect it from the board’s air valve. Then, screw the valve cover back on and flip the board over to install the fin. Just slide the fin into the fin box and slip in the pin until it locks into place — no tools required.

iRocker SUP Fin

Features

The top deck of the iRocker ALL-AROUND 11′ is covered with a comfy EVA foam deck pad. The black traction pad features a diamond pattern which provides excellent grip, and there’s a white iRocker logo at the top and a white “R” logo near the bottom.

iRocker ALL-AROUND 11' Traction Pad Logo

EVA Foam Deck Pad

Located in the middle of the traction pad is a convenient carrying handle which makes it really easy to carry the board around when it’s fully inflated. There are also four stainless steel D-rings located along the sides of the deck pad which can be used to attach iRocker’s optional kayak seat. If you’re bringing along a lot of gear, these D-rings can also be used as secure tie-down attachment points.

Carry Handle

Stainless Steel D-Rings

Located at the board’s nose are six additional D-rings and a large bungee cord storage area. This is a convenient place to securely stash a backpack or dry bag, shoes, change of clothes, etc.

Bungee Storage Area

Located at the board’s tail is the air valve and a final D-ring for attaching a SUP leash…

Air Valve and SUP Leash Attachment

On the flip side, the ALL-AROUND 11′ SUP features the popular 2+1 fin configuration. There are two small, permanently fixed side fins and one removable 9″ center fin. As we already mentioned, the center fin simply slides into place and is securely locked with the attached pin — super simple, and there’s no tools to lose.

Fin Configuration

Deflating the Board

Deflation is also an extremely simple process. First, give the board a good rinse with fresh water if you’ve been padding in the ocean. Then, wipe the board down with a towel, making sure to get the area around the air valve nice and dry.

Next, unscrew the valve cover and press the valve stem down for 2 or 3 seconds. You’ll hear an extremely loud blast of air as the air begins to escape. Leaving the valve stem in the “Down” position, wait a few minutes for the board to deflate and then just roll the board up starting at the nose. After the board is completely rolled up, just slip on the compression strap and tighten it up to keep the board compressed — it’s now ready to go back into the iRocker backpack.

Packing iRocker SUP

iRocker SUP Backpack

Portability

The iRocker ALL-AROUND 11′ is extremely portable. The board only weighs 24 pounds, and it fits neatly into the iRocker backpack along with all of the included accessories for easy transport and storage.

Unlike traditional hard boards that are super heavy and take up a ton of room, the ALL-AROUND 11′ is a board that can literally go anywhere with you. The iRocker SUP backpack easily fits into any car or ATV. You can wear it on your back while riding a bike, and it can even be checked in with your luggage if you’re flying somewhere. When not in use, just throw it in a closet or under a bed where it’ll stay out of sight until you’re ready to pull it back out.

iRocker Backpack in Trunk

iRocker Backpack in ATV

iRocker Backpack Under Bed

iRocker ALL-AROUND 11' Rating
  • Durability
  • Features
  • Versatility
  • Stability
  • Speed
  • Portability
  • Warranty
  • Customer Support
  • Price
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User Rating 3.89 (9 votes)

Specs

Length11'
Width32"
Thickness6"
Weight24 pounds
Max Capacity385 pounds
Price

What’s Included

ALL-AROUND 11' Bundle

The iRocker ALL-AROUND 11′ comes with an extremely nice bundle of SUP accessories. iRocker has made some great improvements to a few things (more on that in a minute), and they’ve included literally everything you need to start paddling.

When you open the box up for the first time, you’ll find a handy quick start guide as well as a user manual. The instructions are easy to follow, and iRocker covers everything from setting the board up to to do-it-yourself repairs.

You’ll also find the large 9″ removable fin in the box, and the board is neatly rolled up and secured with an included compression strap.

Now, let’s take a closer look at what else is included…

The New iRocker Premium SUP Backpack

iRocker completely revamped their SUP backpack this year, and this newly redesigned version is top-notch. This is a premium-quality pack that has some really nice features, and it’s a big improvement over their previous bag…

iRocker Backpack Front

iRocker Backpack Back

Unlike many other SUP bags that don’t leave you with a ton of space to work with, the new iRocker backpack is very roomy and there’s plenty of space for your board, paddle, pump, SUP leash, change of clothes, etc. The interior of the bag also has two adjustable straps that can be used to secure the bag’s contents and prevent them from shifting around.

iRocker Backpack Open

iRocker Backpack Top

On the outside of the backpack are dual zippers which give you easy access to the bag’s interior. The bag has a nice clamshell design that opens all the way up, making it easier to pack and unpack your gear.

The bag’s exterior also features a convenient grab handle at the top, compression straps, and a clear window where you can insert a luggage identification tag.

iRocker Backpack Zippers

iRocker Backpack Luggage Tag

On the backside of the pack are two thickly padded shoulder straps that are super comfortable and fully adjustable. The shoulder straps have plastic D-rings on them where you can attach an accessory or two, and there’s an adjustable sternum strap which goes across your chest for improved stability.

iRocker also added a nice padded back cushion and a waist strap which helps to stabilize the bag when it’s fully loaded and on your back.

iRocker Backpack Waist Strap

iRocker Backpack Shoulder Straps

iRocker Backpack Side

iRocker Backpack Rear

On the very bottom of the backpack is a drainage hole with a stainless steel grommet. There are also four rubber feet which keep the bag from sliding around when upright and reduce wear and tear.

3-Piece Fiberglass iRocker Paddle

Another big improvement to the new iRocker SUP accessory bundle is the addition of a high-quality 3-piece fiberglass paddle. The previous paddle that was included with iRocker’s boards was a heavier aluminum paddle — this new paddle is made out of fiberglass and is much lighter (total weight is only 32 ounces).

iRocker SUP Paddle

This paddle floats so you never have to worry about losing it in the water. It’s fully adjustable from 65″-78″, and it breaks down into three compact pieces that fit perfectly into the included backpack.

iRocker 3-piece Paddle

When broken down into three pieces, the total length is 35″. The handle is comfortable, and there’s a dual-pin system that allows you to easily assemble and adjust the paddle’s length.

Last but not least, the edges of the blade are made out of super tough rubber which means you won’t have to worry about chipping it…

iRocker SUP Paddle Blade

iRocker’s Premium Dual-Action Pump

The pump included with the iRocker ALL-AROUND 11′ is super nice. It’s an efficient dual-action pump which allows you to inflate the board in less time and with less effort than single action pumps. Instead of only adding air on down strokes, this pump adds air to the board on down and up strokes, reducing the time it takes you to fully inflate the ALL-AROUND 11′ by about 25%.

iRocker Paddle Board Pump

Quality-wise, this pump is much better that the pump that normally comes with boards in this price range. It’s extremely lightweight, weighing only 37 ounces. Because it is ultra-light, you can throw it in the backpack without even feeling the additional weight.

When you first receive the pump, it is in two pieces. To assemble it, simply screw the hose attachment onto the main body of the pump and it’s ready to use.

Attaching Pump Hose

On the top of the pump’s handle is a built-in pressure gauge. The fact that the pressure gauge is built right into the pump makes it really convenient, and there are no other parts to connect or lose.

iRocker Pressure Gauge

Lastly, if you reach higher PSI pressures and find that pumping is getting increasingly difficult, just switch it over to single action mode until the desired pressure is achieved.

iRocker Paddle Board Leash

Also included in the bundle is a high-quality coiled SUP leash. The super durable cord is 7mm thick and the coiled design keeps it out of the water, reducing drag.

iRocker Coiled SUP Leash

The cuff of the leash is made out of thick neoprene material that provides plenty of comfy padding. Each end of the leash also features a swivel that helps to prevent tangles.

iRocker Leash

SUP Leash Cuff

Double Swivel SUP Leash

Another nice feature that iRocker added to this leash is a secure key pocket on the inside of the ankle strap. There’s a velcro flap that securely closes over the pocket, giving you a great place to store your keys while you’re out on the water.

iRocker Leash Key Pocket

Inflatable SUP Repair Kit

Last but not least, all iRocker paddle boards come with an inflatable SUP repair kit. The kit is housed in a high-visibility orange container that has a screw on lid. Inside the plastic canister, you’ll find two PVC patches, glue, and a valve wrench.

iRocker Repair Kit

iRocker SUP Repair Kit

iRocker’s Customer Service and Warranty

iRocker places a high-priority on customer service, and the company responds quickly to inquiries and customer service issues. Our dealings with them have been very pleasant, and we’ve found them to be friendly and super helpful. We only hope that as the young company continues to grow, that they maintain their focus on customer satisfaction.

The warranty coverage on the ALL-AROUND 11′ is 2 years for all manufacturer defects, and the company also provides a generous 30-day money back guarantee.

Final Thoughts

iRocker ALL-AROUND 11' Paddle Board

If you’re looking for an extremely well-built inflatable SUP that is affordable and delivers a ton of value, you’ll honestly be hard-pressed to find a better board than iRocker’s new ALL-AROUND 11′. The company has done a wonderful job of listening to customer feedback, and they’ve really overdelivered with this new range of inflatables.

The ALL-AROUND 11′ is a stable and versatile board that glides well in the water and is suitable for a wide variety of paddling conditions and activities. From flat water paddling to fishing to SUP fitness, this board is fully capable.

We’re super impressed with the high-quality bundle of SUP accessories that iRocker has included with this board, and the newly redesigned backpack and upgraded fiberglass SUP paddle are both outstanding. You even get a leash with the board, which isn’t common even with boards that sell at much higher price points.

Overall, the iRocker ALL-AROUND 11′ is one of the best paddle boards for the money that you can buy today. In addition to the great build quality and impressive bundle of included SUP accessories, the board also comes with iRocker’s 2-year warranty which covers you in the event of any manufacturer defects. In terms of total package value, performance, and construction quality, this new model from iRocker really is a no-brainer.

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4 Responses to “iRocker ALL-AROUND 11′ Review”
  1. Scott

    I’ve had my iRocker all around 11′ for a few weeks now and have had it out a few times. The clincher for me was the other day i had it out in some choppy water on a windy day and the thing was still so easy to paddle and cut through the water… So much fun!!

    • InflatableBoarder.com

      Glad to hear you’re enjoying the ALL-AROUND 11, Scott. It’s definitely a fun board!

  2. Doug

    I absolutely love mine. I primarily paddle lakes, rivers and occasional small surf ocean. Since I drive a Ford Focus sedan, I knew that I wanted a quality inflatable board. I am 6’2′, 175 lbs., and though this board may be a bit of overkill weight wise for me, I can load it up with extra gear and even a second paddler. Love getting out on a limited access lake close by the house for some quiet soul searching moments.

    • InflatableBoarder.com

      Thanks for sharing your feedback on the board, Doug. Are you happy with how it performs in small surf?

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