A) How is it more realistic? B) How is it more fun? C) It is one of the most egregious of the c.50bn AI fails D) Unless G&K has significantly changed naval warfare, having your units turn into what is effectively a work-boat which forgot it's nets at port is seriously a horrible design flaw. Actually the only good I've seen out of this game is that I managed to play enough of the demo to know not to buy it. Ever. Hell, I wouldn't take it even if I were paid to.