I have my boat in a lift in a boat house with no sides. I live in Florida so we got a lot of rain. When it sits for a couple of weeks I check the bilge for water and there isn't any, dropping the boat in the water the bilge fills with what seems like several gallons. The bilge pump does not come on automatically, I have to use the switch on the dash. The boat is covered and I have tried to seal the battery and anchor covers with window foam/plastic window sealer. could rain be getting in somewhere else? I may try to tape the covers with waterproof tape. I am a lose here, I like the boat but this is a problem. There may be times I have to leave it in the water with only the cover I am afraid it may sink!