This collection contains material regarding the sailing events known as Operation Sail 2000 (or OpSail 2000) and its chairman, Charles Robertson. President Clinton attended the celebration of Operation Sail 2000 on July 4th, 2000 in New York Harbor. This collection contains correspondence, notes, and press concerning planning conflicts between Operation Sail 2000 and other sailing associations, remarks made by Presidents Ford and Reagan during previous Operation Sail events, and also memorandum and correspondence regarding legislation and the preparation for Operation Sail 2000.
This collection consists of photographs of President Clinton and Charlie Robertson, Chairman of OPSAIL 2000, at OPSAIL 2000 on July 4, 2000 in New York Harbor. OPSAIL is a non-profit devoted to sail training and fostering goodwill between nations. The photographs consist of President Clinton addressing the event aboard the U.S.S. John F. Kennedy accompanied by first family members.