Successive turns proved that the pirates were not going to have their way on the water. The pirate brig. Anne Bonnie took heavy fire from the RN sloop Caledonia and the RN brig. Avenger. In a last ditch effort she rammed/collided with the Caledonia. The impossible happened - both ships were damaged to the point that they were both doomed to slip beneath the water! Just for save measures the RN brig. Sea Gypsy gave the Anne Bonnie a final broadside that speed up the sinking! She also fired on the other pirate brig. Tempest. The Tempest grappled the Sea Gypsy and a bloody boarding action ensued. The Sea Gypsy's crew barely beat back the assaults. A turn later what was left of the Tempest's crew struck their colors! It was all but over for the battle on the water. The pirates faired much better on land though. They were able to assault the town and defeat the French garrison thus stopping the prisoner exchange (the French were going to trade Cpt. Jack to the British for gold). The game ended in a draw. Pirates won on land but the Royal Navy won on the water. Thanks to all who played. It was a very fun time.