That looks great fun.
1. Do the surfers get grumpy about you dropping in on all their waves?
2. Have you broken any spars yet?
P.S. I'm half way around the world in windy Wellington, New Zealand where we regularly get the same sized waves in our 'flat water' course racing.
I was going to ask whether 'Aquabattens' were legal.
My (second-hand) boat came with two Aquabattens and one Laser branded batten.
All have grey tips, the Laser batten has one concave end.
I'm entering my first (New Zealand) Nationals early next year so am making sure my boat is...
I feel your frustration as I have been (still am?) in awe of the guys who seem to keep their boat flat and fast in high winds.
Other more expert than me will chime in but here's my understanding of how they do it:
Upwind you wants lots of vang/kicker on so that when you ease the mainsheet...