By Dave Maple

By executing a rapid barrel roll the captain reduces the damage caused to the hull by bringing fresh shields to bear and spreading the effect of focused beam weapons.

By executing a barrel roll the captain brings all side mounted guns to bear on the target at least for a portion of the turn, increasing the potential damage to the target.

Level: 7
ROLL: Wits+Crew Ability [or Captain's Warfare(Fleet Tactics)]
Init: -2
Goal: -
Damage: Varies
Effect: All side mounted guns can fire on any target on either side arc of the ship with a -2 Goal modifier.