Agreed, I'm much more looking forward to this. The Wind Waker is my personal least-favorite entry in the series (sorry for stealing your quote @GameDadGrant, but it worked!), so the remake only really would interest me if they made a number of improvements to it beyond the visuals -- which is one of the few things I actually did love about the original.
There's still something big that they aren't telling us about this game... Aonuma did mention some shocking surprise after all. There's no way that it's going to all be the same light and dark overworld. I bet the new overworld lies... between the worlds. Oh!