Explorer. If this ship wins a boarding party, she can capture the crew with the highest point cost instead of eliminating it. A captured crew becomes cargo worth its point cost in gold when unloaded at your home island. Link: Foresight
Not many have been able to make piracy a legitimate business, but Barstow seems to be able to walk that fine line. He claims contacts in the courts of Europe and counts admirals, captains, pirates, and merchants equally as “business” partners.