iROCKER ALL-AROUND 10′ Review (2019)

A versatile, value-packed inflatable SUP that offers extreme durability.

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 Summary

  • The iROCKER ALL-AROUND 10′ is a versatile inflatable stand up paddle board that strikes the perfect balance between speed and stability. It will appeal to paddleboarders of all skill levels and performs beautifully in all water conditions.
  • Made with tough quad-layer PVC material and featuring a drop-stitch core, the ALL-AROUND 10′ is one of the most durable inflatable SUPs available today. When fully inflated, it’s nearly as rigid as a hardboard.
  • The 2019 version of the ALL-AROUND 10′ features a fresh new design, GoPro camera mount, powerful new Full Throttle Pump, and removable tri-fin configuration for easier packing.

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Introduction

MAKE:
iROCKER
MODEL:
ALL-AROUND 10′
TYPE:
Inflatable
MSRP PRICE:
$629
RECOMMENDED FOR:
Beginners, flatwater, SUP fishing, fitness, paddling kids or a dog, rivers, ocean
WARRANTY:
2-year, 30-day money back guarantee
MODEL YEAR:
2019
WHERE TO BUY IT:
iROCKER’s website

Board Details

LENGTH:
10′
WIDTH:
32″
THICKNESS:
6″
WEIGHT:
24 pounds
VOLUME:
221 L
RECOMMENDED PRESSURE:
14-18 psi
MAX CAPACITY:
370 pounds
COLOR OPTIONS:
Blue, Sea Foam

Written Review

The dilemma that beginner paddleboarders could face when shopping for a SUP is that they may eventually get bored with a beginner-grade model. After all, paddle boards designed for beginners are oriented more towards stability, usually making big compromises when it comes to speed and maneuverability. The iROCKER ALL-AROUND 10′ manages to bridge this gap by being exactly what its name implies: a versatile all-around board that performs well in a wide variety of water conditions and is suitable for all skill levels.

The ALL-AROUND 10′ is one of iROCKER’s most popular inflatable SUP boards. iROCKER SUP is a relatively young company who has managed to make a name for themselves by producing high-quality, affordable boards. The ALL-AROUND 10′ measures 10 feet long, 32 inches wide, and 6 inches thick. The width of the board, combined with a sharp-nosed design provides stability while keeping it streamlined enough to reduce drag. It’s not the fastest board around, but it certainly doesn’t feel sluggish in the water.

The ALL-AROUND 10′ is designed for riders that are 5’10” or shorter. For taller, heavier riders, the iROCKER ALL-AROUND 11′ will be a better fit. The board comes in two colors: Blue and Sea Foam. Either option looks great, especially with the updated design that comes with the 2019 version. The tried and tested racing stripes perfectly complement the deck pad, the color-coded accessories, and the more minimalist overall appearance.

The durability of the ALL-AROUND 10′ is excellent. The 2019 version once again ships with an upgraded quad-layer PVC exterior with heat-sealed seams and it’s all supported by a tough drop-stitch core. This combination of premium materials and workmanship has resulted in an iSUP with military-grade durability that can withstand even the roughest dings and dents. Fully inflated, the ALL-AROUND 10′ is nearly as rigid as a hardboard.

The additional PVC layer does add a bit of heft to the board, increasing its weight to 24 pounds from the original version’s 22 pounds. However, the added durability has also increased the max capacity of the board from 350 pounds to 370 pounds. This makes it even easier to use the ALL-AROUND 10′ for paddling around children, a dog, or bringing along heavy gear.

A redesigned traction pad adds a crocodile texture to the diamond-patterned EVA foam surface, enhancing both comfort and grip. The design of the ALL-AROUND 10’s deck pad has also been updated with a sporty new design this season. A nylon-braided carrying handle with a neoprene cover sits right at the middle of the deck pad so you can easily carry the board around while it’s inflated. The handle does get in the way a bit whenever you want to sit or lie down on the board, and we’d love to see a removable handle cover added in the future.

A series of durable stainless-steel D-rings run along the outer rails of the board. There are also six D-rings at the board’s nose which feature a bungee cord running through them. This is the perfect spot to secure your gear while you’re out paddling. Two child grab handles are also be attached to these D-rings (now removable for 2019), making it much safer to have kids sitting at the board’s nose. There’s also a new action mount at the nose for securing a GoPro camera, waterproof speaker, fishing rod holder, and other accessories.

The two pairs of D-rings along the sides of the traction pad provide attachment points for an optional kayak seat, just in case you want to turn your inflatable SUP into a kayak. These D-rings can also be used to attach an optional shoulder strap or as tie-down points for a cooler or overnight camping gear.

Finally, a single D-ring at the rear of the board is meant to lash the included iROCKER ankle leash. This D-ring sits right behind the board’s Halkey-Roberts style inflation valve which we have found to be one of the most reliable inflation valves around.

A tri-fin system on the bottom of the ALL-AROUND 10′ allows it to track nicely. The system is composed of a single large center fin and two smaller side fins. The 2019 iteration of the ALL-AROUND 10′ features a simple flip lock system for all three fins, allowing you to roll the board up into a smaller form for easier packing and storage.

Obviously, one of the main benefits of choosing an inflatable SUP over a hardboard is the ease of portability. Weighing only 24 pounds, the ALL-AROUND 10′ can quickly be deflated and rolled up like a sleeping bag after use.

The board also comes with a convenient carrying backpack that has enough room for it and all included accessories. You can bring the ALL-AROUND 10′ on your beach trips without having to lash it on the roof rack of your car – just stuff it in your trunk or the back seat. Also, if you’re traveling by plane, you can bring the ALL-AROUND 10′ along without having to pay expensive oversized checked baggage fees.

Considering the overall quality of the iROCKER ALL-AROUND 10′, we’re pleasantly surprised at how affordable this board is. It’s a well-designed and extremely durable inflatable SUP backed by excellent customer support and a very customer-friendly warranty policy. The biggest caveat when buying the ALL-AROUND 10′ is that it’s not a performance-based SUP, but rather one that strikes a nice balance between speed and stability (for performance, we recommend the iROCKER SPORT 11′ or BLACKFIN Model V touring board). For this reason, it’s also one of the most versatile SUPs around today and one you won’t outgrow even as your paddling skills advance.

 What’s Included

iROCKER Backpack – The iROCKER backpack has enough space to contain your deflated and rolled-up ALL-AROUND 10′ plus all of the included accessories. Even with a bulky load, the weight remains well-distributed with the pack’s series of compression straps. With adjustable shoulders strap, cushioned back support, hip belt, and sternum strap, this bag is surprisingly comfortable even on long treks. The 2019 version of the iROCKER backpack has also been upgraded with a beefier, more durable material.

Adjustable Fiberglass Paddle – The choice of fiberglass material for the paddle keeps things fairly lightweight and durable. The paddle is designed to float on water, so it’s good to know that you won’t lose it if it falls into the water. The length of the paddle can be adjusted from 72 to 86 inches and it’s also color-coded to match the board.

iROCKER Ankle Leash – The 10′ ankle leash that comes with the ALL-AROUND 10′ features a typical coiled design and there’s a key stash pocket built into the neoprene ankle cuff. Just like the paddle, the ankle leash is color-coordinated with the board.

Triple-action Dual-chamber Full Throttle Pump – The accompanying hand pump of the ALL-AROUND 10′ now has an impressive dual-chamber and triple-action mechanism that can inflate the board 100% faster when compared with regular dual-action hand pumps. In terms of performance, this pump is even faster and easier to inflate the board with than last year’s dual-chamber triple-action pump. iROCKER’s Full Throttle Pump also comes with an integrated pressure gauge so you’ll never have to guess how much air is in your board when you’re pumping it up.

iSUP Repair Kit – Finally, the ALL-AROUND 10′ comes with an inflatable SUP repair kit that includes valve wrench, 3 replacement lever lock clips, and 2 PVC patches. It’s unlikely that you’ll ever damage this tough board, but it’s nice to have the tools needed to perform a DIY repair. Lastly, the entire kit is neatly packaged in a compact, brightly-colored plastic case.

 Warranty

Another thing to commend iROCKER for is their very customer-friendly warranty policy. As a testament to their belief in the overall quality of their gear, iROCKER offers a 2-year manufacturer’s warranty on all their inflatable SUPs which covers any issue related to workmanship and materials. Additionally, if you’re unhappy with the ALL-AROUND 10′ for some reason, you can return it within 30 days and get your money back – no questions asked.

Pros:

  • The ALL-AROUND 10′ is an extremely versatile board that balances speed and stability and will appeal to paddleboarders of all skill levels.
  • With its upgraded quad-layer PVC build and strong drop-stitch core, the overall durability and stiffness of the ALL-AROUND 10′ is outstanding.
  • The new action mount at the nose is awesome for capturing GoPro footage or mounting a waterproof speaker or fishing rod holder.

Cons:

  • The 2019 version of the ALL-AROUND 10′ is a little heavier than the original, which may be off-putting for those who are looking for a lightweight inflatable paddle board.
  • The neoprene handle that sits on the middle of the traction board is fixed, which means you’ll need to work around it if you want to sit or lie down on the board.

 Final Thoughts

The 2019 iROCKER ALL-AROUND 10′ manages to live up to its namesake by being an all-around board that is both user-friendly and dynamic enough for skilled paddleboarders. Like iROCKER’s other inflatable SUPs, the ALL-AROUND 10′ comes with a quad-layer PVC exterior supported by heat-sealed seams and a drop-stitch core. This results in a super tough board that’s extremely rigid and feels quite similar to a traditional rigid SUP.

The ALL-AROUND 10′ is really a jack-of-all-trades model that balances speed and stability. If you want something faster, then you might want to take a look at the iROCKER SPORT 11′. If you’re on the other end of the spectrum and want something more stable, then we’d recommend checking out the popular iROCKER CRUISER or even the BLACKFIN Model X and Model XL from the company’s premium iSUP line.

It’s frankly surprising how affordable the iROCKER ALL-AROUND 10′ is, considering its premium materials, workmanship, and pre-included accessories. The ALL-AROUND 10′ offers excellent value for money, and you’ll be hard-pressed to find an inflatable SUP at this price point with better quality.

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