13-year old Neal McClatchey showed the Piratical world what could be done with LDD; his micro-scale version of the Black Seas Barracuda was even included in LEGO set 5525.
Discuss Neal's creation in the Pirate LEGO Forum
When faced with the daunting task of creating a model, many builders just give up, claiming to be victim to an inadequate brick palette, however, there are superb LDD Pirate MOCs.
Checkout LDD creations by our users:
Captain Cavinano's Black Pearl
Medib's Ship-wrecked Island
Joey Lock's Fort Laurence and HMS Unicorn
You could produce something like this, and what's more, you can also have the bricks sent straight to your front-door!