Scuba Obsessed Netcast



The Podcast for passionate scuba diving enthusiasts.


  • 493 - Big Boned

    493 - Big Boned

    07/05/2021 Duration: 43min

    Mack and Darrin edited after their third livestream. Small improvements each week. Audio is much better and the connected stayed solid. (0:20) Introduction - Dandelions and propane (4:11) Scuba in the News (4:24) Hyperbaric Treatment Center to close temporarily for renovations (9:09) First Crew Member Of Franklin's Lost Expedition That Left 129 Dead Has Been Identified  (14:32) Scuba Divers Find Rare Ice Age Mammoth Bone at Bottom of Florida River  (18:33) Pandora's padlock on display, two centuries after infamous sinking  (20:31) 1800s shipwreck The Daring finds temporary home in Mangawhai ahead of restoration ht

  • 492 - Dropped Again

    492 - Dropped Again

    03/05/2021 Duration: 50min

    Mack and Darrin back for their second livestream. They are still working on improving the process. Looks like there will be a livestream and then an edited version that gets posted. This is to account for some of the video buffering issues that can happen. We have a few quiet spots where Mack’s audio didn’t make it to the stream recording.

  • SO 491 - Water Temperature

    SO 491 - Water Temperature

    26/04/2021 Duration: 01h13min

    Mack and Darrin attempt their first live stream. They talk about water temperature buoy in Lake Michigan off the Cook Nuclear Plant. Seems like everyone is due for some diving.

  • 490 - Diving After the Jab

    490 - Diving After the Jab

    16/04/2021 Duration: 01h06min

    What does Dan Europe advise for diving after you receive a Vaccination? Listen to what we found out. We also have receive word of an Ohio Drive Quarry that is changing ownership.

  • 480 - More than $1,00,000-in Shipwreck Artifacts

    480 - More than $1,00,000-in Shipwreck Artifacts

    24/03/2021 Duration: 44min

    Working through the backlog of recorded episodes. In this one we talk about a large collection of Shipwreck Artifacts and their possible donation to the Racine Heritage Museum.

  • 479 - Does a Scuba Certification Expire?

    479 - Does a Scuba Certification Expire?

    11/03/2021 Duration: 01h52min

    We go long long long on this episode. Feel free to use the chapters markers to jump ahead. Does a Scuba Certification Expire? How many dives a year should be required to be an active diver? Archaeology breakthrough: Discovery of WW2 shipwreck unveiled 'hidden secrets' How Are Shipwrecks Found And Protected In United States Waters? Three shipwrecks emerge simultaneously on Outer Banks island Robotic jellyfish designed to help scour shipwrecks of the deep A lot of off-topic discussion Intro & Outro Music Music “Tornado” by Wintergatan This track can be downloaded for free at

  • 478 -Another Robo-Fish

    478 -Another Robo-Fish

    02/03/2021 Duration: 53min

    Note * We had some audio hiccups to our recently retired internet connection. The worse parts have been cut. This is greatly improved with our new internet of the future. :) * Introduction (0:37) Scuba in the News (4:08) - Cut due to audio problems Next cut will tackle shipwreck's engine room in the rear  (4:25) Coral Shores Students Raise Money for Reef  Cut from the show Next cut will tackle shipwreck's engine room in the rear  (7:01) Fraser launches the “ultimate dive experience” on board U Boat Navigator  (13:20) These robo-fish autonomously form schools an

  • 477 - Secret Mission

    477 - Secret Mission

    29/01/2021 Duration: 56min

    Welcome to a new season of Scuba Obsessed. We are starting our 12 year of the podcast and are thankful that you have chosen to come along. We have new projects in the works and this first episode of 2021 is part of it. Thank you to the Band Winterfaran for the cool intro and outro music. We are also adding timestamps to the show to make it easier to revisit your favorite moments. We cover scuba in the news, the dive safety story and a bad joke along with plenty of other bits you expect.

  • 476 - Butter Boat

    476 - Butter Boat

    22/01/2021 Duration: 01h30min

    Five foreign scuba divers rescued at sea in Seychelles six hours after dive boat lost contact Oil coming from several spots on the 1968 shipwreck at Nootka Sound Coast guard, First Nations work to contain oil leak from decades-old shipwreck in B.C.'s Nootka Sound 2,000 Tons of Concrete Added to Artificial Reef off Del. Beaches Civil War-era ships found in Marine Sanctuary Ivory from a 16th century shipwreck reveals new details about African elephants ht

  • 475 - Jellyfish Roundabout

    475 - Jellyfish Roundabout

    16/01/2021 Duration: 54min

    Shipwreck update: Preparations for next cut continue, COVID-19 reappears Vail Resorts contributes $25,000 to Clean Up The Lake campaign Giant underwater ‘jellyfish’ roundabout becomes latest Faroe Islands tourist attraction Seafarer Announces Discovery of Historic Period Shipwreck Material Turkish researchers discover 18th-century warship wreck in the Aegean Sunken Submarine Discovered Off CMCo’s

  • 474 - Removal Begins

    474 - Removal Begins

    04/01/2021 Duration: 01h09min

    California Boat Captain Indicted in Fire That Killed 34 Shipwreck Removal Begins 1 Year After Baltimore-Bound Auto Carrier Capsized Missing Boater Rescued 86 Miles From Shore Clinging To Capsized Boat : ‘I thought that was it’ Barge Sinks in Grand Traverse Bay [Eric] Cargo Ship Carrying 4,000 Hyundais Sliced Open With Chain [Eric] Golden Ray Shipwreck Dismantling Reveals Thousands of Cars (PHOTOS) Shipwreck unearthed at St. Augustine https://unfspin

  • 473 - Naked Swimming

    473 - Naked Swimming

    30/12/2020 Duration: 01h08min

    > As the title indicates we did loose about 10-15 minutes of the recording. It was probably Darrin's fault, but why not blame Craig the recording bot. 'Scuba diver meets astronaut': What to know about the snorkel-inspired Narwall Mask American explorer plunges to new lows on quest to visit the oceans’ hidden depths Joplin scuba shop hosts underwater turkey shoot Poland opens world's deepest swimming pool with a depth of 148ft

  • 472 - Scooter Escape

    472 - Scooter Escape

    15/12/2020 Duration: 01h31min

    Ponzi Scheme Suspect Uses Underwater Scooter to Flee F.B.I. Egyptian man attempts to break scuba diving world record, stays underwater for 6 days Dive To An Underwater Wine Cellar & Handpick Your Own Bottle In Croatia DEMA Show 2020 Medieval soldier found with sword and knives at the bottom of a Lithuanian lake DEMA Show 2020 Shipwreck Exposed by Erosion on Florida Coast Could Be 200 Years Old https://w

  • 471 - Serious Weirdness

    471 - Serious Weirdness

    04/12/2020 Duration: 57min

    Air Supply Hose Pops Loose During Ohio Deputies' Scuba Dive Training Brainerd diver sinks to carve pumpkin, surfaces with prize Deepwater Sightings of Rare Bigfin Squid Reveal Some Serious Weirdness Boat shaped like a zipper pull "unzips" Tokyo's Sumida River Hvar: Two 2,000-year-old preserved shipwrecks, ancient wine jug, strainer discovered

  • 470 - Weird Squid

    470 - Weird Squid

    25/11/2020 Duration: 01h12min

    Preparations continue for cutting up Golden Ray At Last, This Unbelievably Weird Squid Has Been Spotted in the Wild Inside Titanic submarine tour that will take you to shipwreck How scientists keep ancient shipwrecks from crumbling into dust Stockton University restores anchor from Revolutionary War shipwreck ABANDONED MICHIGAN: The Wreck of the Francisco Morazan

  • 469 - Personal Submarine

    469 - Personal Submarine

    10/11/2020 Duration: 01h18min

    Ocean Cleanup Garbage Patch Products Scuba training yields positive recovery results Pioneers in SCUBA diving in the Central U.P. Triton Unveils the 6600/2, the World’s Deepest-Diving Personal Submarine The new craft can plunge two passengers up to 6,600 feet below water, a record depth for personal submarines,Andrew%20Zalesk%20i%20Photography%20by%20Triton%20Submarine%20s Local man builds world’s deepest diving homemade submarine

  • 468 - Lack Of Oversight

    468 - Lack Of Oversight

    29/10/2020 Duration: 01h17min

    Lack of oversight blamed for deadly Conception diving boat fire Piles to replace anchor, expedite Golden Ray salvage, officials say Plan to retrieve Titanic radio spurs debate on human remains Blue Water Park sinks airplane for scuba divers South Carolina tourist discovers possible world record sand dollar off Panama City 5 Reasons why people should Scuba Dive Archaeology breakthrough:

  • 467 - How Many Ounces in a Tallboy?

    467 - How Many Ounces in a Tallboy?

    23/10/2020 Duration: 01h23min

    Agriculture Ministry Warns Against Using Scuba And Dive Compressors For Fishing Scuba divers driving across the U.S. to help families find their missing loved ones Huge WWII Tallboy bomb explodes in canal in Poland After missing for more than 100 years, 8 species of freshwater mussels found in the Kiski Thonis-Heracleion: From Legend to Reality Small boat with hidden messages washes up 27 years after launch, Wisconsin woman says

  • 466 - Frost on the Pumpkin

    466 - Frost on the Pumpkin

    15/10/2020 Duration: 01h04min

    Once again we have a backload of episodes we have neglicted to upload. They are coming, but we wanted to start with the freshes ones first. They taste better. Tick a Box and Save a Life. Twenty-two people die every day in the United States waiting for a kidney transplant, most waiting 7 to 9 years. For some, this may be an unpleasant subject, but thousands of people could live many years if they could get the organs of a healthy deceased person. Divers are generally healthy folks who, if they, unfortunately, have a fatal diving accident, would enable others to carry on. Please click here to understand how, someday, even if it’s many, many years from now, you might contribute to someone else’s future. - Via Undercurrent Removal of Georgia shipwreck delayed again over anchor issue

  • 461 - Two Shipwrecks Identified with Kevin Ailes

    461 - Two Shipwrecks Identified with Kevin Ailes

    21/09/2020 Duration: 01h40min

    Galapagos Marine Life in Danger. These are lights from the 265-vessel Chinese fishing fleet that threatens the Galapagos. The boats are now operating at the edge of the protected marine reserve taking fish and sharks from the major migration route between Cocos and Malpelo, and the world is up in arms about it. The fleet of Chinese “ghost ships” were falsely reporting their location within New Zealand waters while they fished off the Galapagos Islands. Six of the fleet are transmitting false information via their Automatic Identification System transponders. The Ecuadorian Navy has deployed its limited fleet to protecting the reserve but with little hope of stopping the fishing and protecting the animals traveling past. This includes the largest female whale sharks In 2018, scientists equipped with Thruster units on their scuba tanks, managed to make ultra-sound recordings on the distended bellies of three of these pregnant giants, aiming to unravel one of the ocean’s great mysteries -- where do they give bir

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