In the 15-boat Sonar class, the three podium positions were claimed by veterans of the 2000 Paralympics. Canadas Brian Mackie and Brian MacDonald, the 2000 Sonar Paralympic Bronze Medallists, sailing with new crew Paul Tingley; claimed the championship title after eight races with an unbeatable lead and were able to sit out the final race of the series. Andy Cassell and Brian Harding, 2000 Paralympians from Great Britain, joined by Edward Suckling, won the silver medal, with the bronze going to Germany's Jens Kroker and Peter Reichl, the 2000 Sonar Paralympic Silver Medallists, sailing here with Dietmar Steigel. Finishing seventh overall, Rick Doerr (Clifton, N.J.) with Tim Angle and Maureen McKinnon-Tucker (both Marblehead, Mass.) were the top-finishing American team, followed by 1998 World Disabled Sailing Gold Medallist John Ross-Duggan (Newport Beach, Calif.), with J.P. Creignou (St. Petersburg, Fla.) and Larry Kutno (Seffner, Fla.) in eighth place. Paul Callahan (Palm Beach, Fla. and Providence, R.I.) and Keith Burhans (Irondequoit, N.Y.), the USA's 2000 Sonar Paralympians, racing with new crew Mike Hagmaier (Northfield, N.J.), dropped from their seventh-place position at the regatta's midpoint to finish 11th overall after Burhans suffered a back injury. Kerry Gruson (Miami, Fla.) with Edward Piper (Salinas, Calif.) and Mark Evju (Santa Rosa, Calif.) finished 13th overall, followed by Mike Strahle (McCloud, Calif.) with Vic Leanza (Euclid, Ohio) and Chris Everson (Orangeville, Calif.) in 14th place, and Karen Mitchell (Deerfield Beach, Fla.) with Nancy Graver (Lemont, Ill.) and Michael Witkowsky (Derby, Conn.) in 15th place.