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In 1973, at the age of 18 living in Adelaide, Don began building a replica of Robin Knox-Johnston's 'Suhaili'.
Don and Margie organised the first ever 'Around Australia' yacht race, won by the late Sir Peter Blake.
After eight years of total commitment, blood sweat and tears, Don completed this gruelling 27,000-mile solo voyage around the world.
Three crew and 200 teddy bears joined this amazing two-month adventure deep into the Southern Ocean.
If Sir Douglas Mawson could survive two years at Cape Denison, the windiest place on earth, Don and Margie decided they could do the same.
Following the crew of 'Spirit of Sydney' on a voyage of discovery, education and exploration through the Great Barrier Reef.
Don decided to sledge to Mawson's Huts but became tent bound after just 9 days in a massive blizzard on the plateau!
Four years of challenges and struggles, during three summer seasons in Antarctica, onboard the ice expedition ship 'Sir Hubert Wilkins'.
With no previous experience, Don and Margie bought a Peugeot 206 cabriolet and entered the biggest tarmac rally in Australia.
Don loves flying anything. In 2007, he bought a German gyropcopter and flew 13,000km around Australia.
15 year old Jessica Watson had a dream to sail solo, nonstop around the world, beating Jessie Martin's 'youngest' record in the process.
For over 20 years, Don had dreamt of recreating William Bligh’s epic voyage of survival, cast adrift during the mutiny on the 'HMS Bounty' in 1789.
In 2014, Don bought a boat, established ‘Voyage of Imagination’, then started looking for a young crew to sail it around the world.
Lizzy is an inspiration to so many, doing everything right with real passion. McIntyre Adventure are pleased to support her.