Snekkja... What's in a name?

Origin of our Name

The origin of the term “Snekkja” refers to the first Scandinavian Longships used by Vikings to cross oceans, conquer new worlds, sail beyond known waters and restlessly explore new Horizons.






The name Snekkja also entails a couple of other references to the sea...

It is indeed also a tiny island lost in an archipel in the Southwest region of Norway, as well as a rock located in an inner sea to the North of Reykjavik.In Icelandic and old Norse, the name Snekkja means "yacht". 

Want to hear how to pronounce our name? http://www.forvo.com/word/snekkja/

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