For those in peril on the sea. Many of us cross the English Channel, as it’s still just about called, before Brussels enforces a different name. Before booking on a French ferry, you might remember the rallying cry of the French Navy. In times of peril, the French Naval command is “A l’eau.” (To the water). “C’est l’heure!” (It’s time). In other words, “’Allo Sailor”.