I haven't seen this in a few years, so my memory may be off, but I vaguely remember it being far better than most SciFi Channel movies. Timothy Hutton did a great job, as usual, and the plot was interesting.
Hilarity! Cherie Lunghi is FANTASTIC is in this, and Robert Lindsay gives another great performance as Pellew. Gruffudd is wonderful, and Jamie Bamber is back as Archie. <3 I'd recommend this to anyone who enjoys a good naval history romp.