Pirate Isles Combat


Has anyone used the Pirate Isles ship combat system? With Sorcerers involved? I've read the rules and I think they are pretty solid, with room for dramatic chases and intense gutsy combat, but I haven't yet been able to use them. It seems that Sorcerers are the ultimate secret weapon. I'm trying to convince my group to try Conan, and I would love to showcase the Pirate Isles campaign setting. They are a bit picky and math shy, but they can rise to the occasion if the incentive is there. I don't want to drop a clunky rules format that is full of inconsistencies on them since I'm sure this will taint their view of Conan. I think it looks good but if anyone has used and would like to let me know how it plays, it would be greatly appreciated.