I hope someone will chime in with 2008/2009 differences, but let me repeat, sorry if I'm being a bore:
In my opinion you won't enjoy sailing F111 in true Force 7, no matter how experienced you are. It's 68 wide (!) and intended to carry up to 8m or so. When it's howling, you need a real sinker.
Look at this thread, comments from Namreh might be of interest to you: