Since my last post on the topic I have added another 100 points worth of vessels to my scurvy-ridden fleet of buccaneers. Along with the pinnace Jezabel and the brig Oberon, I can now field the pirate galleon Irrepressable and some more cutters.
Now at 200 points, this is the recommended fleet size for casual games although we have been having fun with much smaller fleets or one-on-one games in testing. Vessels take incremental damage and the more damaged they become, the hard they become to handle. Players could easily run larger fleets, but they would them probably have to resort to using counters to mark damage.
For those who are already familiar with the Ganesha Games core mechanic, the fleet list for this little flotilla would look something like this: