Charlie - if you actually said the words "I'm king of the world!" you should just be slapped. Otherwise - tethers would be good.
Hey - after reading Skip A's story - it sure made me re-read your F11 tale with a new perspective. Holy crap. I suppose you had the good fortune of getting off the water before the waves built like his.
I can't remember now - were you at the helm the whole time? Or did you have to auto-pilot and hunker down as well?