Insurance would cover the damage but i'm not sure the following client would be happy with the idea.
Charter a UK boat why not but it would have to be MCA coded I would imagine and i'm not sure sub chartering would be allowed.
Anyway. I'm a long way from getting there for the moment. The course that would suit me most starts in March 'til end of June 2010.
One thing i'd forgot to tell. I would have a status where if I didn't have any income I wouldn't have to pay any taxes. In France that is quite new and very welcome