From the back of the box:
Role Playing in the age of Fighting Sail
The age of tall ships and the iron men who commanded them comes alive in this game of role playing adventure. The world of Horatio Hornblower and all the naval heroes of fact and fiction is thoroughly dealt with in three volumes of rules
HEART OF OAK:
Complete miniatures rules for the fighting ships of the age of sail. Included are statistics on all major navies from the era (from the 1750s to the 1820s). This is a classic work in miniatures simulations written with detailed explanations of the mechanics of wind and sail for a fuller understanding and greater realism
PROMTIONS & PRIZES:
Complete role playing rules which allow players to take the roles of officers in the age of sail. Rules include character generation, character background, assignment to a ship, combat, skills, advancement in skills and in one's career, and even land actions and cutting out expeditions.
TRADITION OF VICTORY:
Complete world notes to fully present the background for the role playing rules presented in Promotions & Prizes. Ranks, promotions, rules of conduct, proper forms of address, discipline, encounters, and much more are presented to give games masters and players a clear picture of the world and era the characters inhabit.
Enter the naval service or become a privateer! All this is possible with PRIVATEERS & GENTLEMEN. All the rules needed to begin a career of courage and honor on the high seas is included with a Gamemaster's screen, character sheet, ship record sheet, and even cut-apart counters for naval battles
NAVAL ADVENTURE IN A BOX!