Welcome! Always good to see another BCer on the board.
Which SALTS boat were you on? We watched the Pacific Swift being built at Expo 86, and often see her out on our travels in the summer.. as I recall the Robertson II (sadly recently lost) and the Chemainus were also part of the fleet.
btw highly recommend Caribbean sailing, esp if you can get away for the BC blahs around February/March.
1984 Fast/Nicholson 345 "FastForward"
".. there is much you could do at sea with common sense.. and very little you could do without it.."
Capt G E Ericson (from "The Cruel Sea" by Nicholas Monsarrat)