But in these monster cats, that's not really an option so you gotta stay ontop of the trim at a rate that is essentially impossible to do
Funny. You better tell the sailors that, because I'm pretty sure that they've done it on 72's and their smaller cousins hundreds and hundreds of times.
Top Fuel dragsters are inherently unsafe. Wingsuits are inherently unsafe. Base jumping is inherently unsafe. Hell, judging by the serious injuries that have been incurred, Football and Hockey are inherently unsafe too. So is mountain climbing. Yet people continue to perform all those unsafe activites because they love them.
Back to the original post, I agree sailing will never be mainstream. That's no reason not to push as hard as we can to reach the technological pinnacle of the sport. But an uninformed article by someone who is clearly trying to overstate the point using terms he doesn't fully understand is really pretty pointless.