So first he raids with the usual 5 cossacks and semi fish booms. I lose more vills than I should, therefore, not having enough gold upon age up for iron troops, so I send 10 arques.
A few skirmishes back and forth between me and his FB.
I ship in my OP ships now: 9 steppes, Iron ming, 11 chang dao, 7 mortar. I mange to pick off the cossack and take down the first block hoe and stable, then after the mortars take care of the second BH it's gg.