Aucklander McIntosh took over Bruce Kendall's mantle as New Zealand's top male boardsailor in the mid-1990s. Though the two vied for Olympic selection for some years, they were good friends and also assisted each other, providing competition in training and technical advice.
McIntosh, a product of Macleans College, Auckland, was second at the world Mistral championships in 1993 and was third in 1995. He won the title in 1994, and followed that with further successes in 1997 and 1998. He won New Zealand Sailor of the Year awards in 1997 and 1998.Read more