Frequently Asked Questions (General/Clothing)

Can I check out the shop at anytime?

No, we currently operate as appointment only. To make an appointment, please fill out our Book a Consultation form or send us an email at

Wash and Care instructions?

Wash in cold water and hang to dry is the prefered way of taking care of your garment. By doing this, you’ll best preserve the lifespan.

Where is your clothing manufactured?

All Whit Surf clothing is manufactured in Canada.

Why is there a two week lead time for MIK.MFG products?

MIK.MFG products are made to order and require two weeks to be made. If you are looking for a prodcut to be made quicker there may be an additional fee.


Frequently Asked Questions (Surfboards)

How long will a custom board take after finalizing an order?

Our estimated time of completion is 3-6 weeks on all custom orders. Our time starts after the deposit has been made and all details are finalized by the shaper and customer. If you have artwork being printed then the time will begin when the artwork arrives.

Can I get a board rush ordered?

If you need to rush an order, send us an email with an explanation and time frame. We will do our best to accommodate. If possible, please let us know of any time restrictions before placing your order.

Why does the cost of a model increase depending on size?

Our price scale is based on material cost. Bigger board = more material.

Can I change anything about the shape of a model (tail, nose, rails ect.)?

We offer full customization of all of all our shapes. If too much is changed, the board might not be classified the model you were looking at but we can just make it a custom.

Can I get colour on my board?

We offer resin tints or foam stains for an extra cost on all custom orders. We do not offer air brushing right now but foam stains are very similar. Send us a photo of what you are looking for and a pantone number and we will provide a quote.

What kind of glassing options are available?

We offer polyester and epoxy resin on all poly boards. If you order an EPS blank then epoxy is the only compatible resin. We carry 4oz and 6oz cloth and a number of different carbons.

How much is the deposit and is it refundable?

We require a non refundable 50% deposit on all custom boards. If you are unable to pay the upfront 50% then we can discuss payment options in person.

Do you ship surfboards? How much does it cost?

We can ship surfboards anywhere in North America. We work with three different shipping companies to ensure best service and competitive pricing. If you are looking to ship internationally, email us at to discuss further details.

What kind of fins can I get with my custom board?

We offer both futures, FCS II and glass on fins. Single fin, twin fin, thruster, quad and five fin! You name it!

Can I order an EPS blank instead of a polyurethane blank?

Yes you can order all models in EPS epoxy construction for an additional cost. It might extend the manufacturing time depending on stock.

Do you offer any environmentally friendly manufacturing options?

We offer recycled EPS from marko foam and entropy epoxy resins. We will be offering Arctic foams new Algae Foam when it becomes available to the public.

Can I get my board polished?

We can apply a pollish to all boards.

Can I choose what carbon fiber is added to my board?

For custom orders you can choose from one of our 4 different carbon strips. We offer carbon hits on the tail as well as down the stringer on the deck and bottom.

Where are Whit Surf boards manufactured?

All of the Whit Surf surfboards are designed and manufactured in Cow Bay, Nova Scotia.