One of my favorite things about boat living is having to be creative in your problem solving. The problem was a pesky river like leak in the pulpit where the stern light wire comes thru. I had a container collecting said water, but I’d have to remember to empty it. During heavy rain, it fills up in a couple of hours.
With the help of a neighbor and a boat store friend, a hole was drilled into the container and a 1/2″ hose was put in place with plumbers putty to keep the area leak free.
And there you have it! The water from the bucket drains straight into the bilge. Not the prettiest or most sophisticated solution, but I have been trying to get the pulpit off for a really long time and nothing has worked. So, you do what you can do sometimes!