Docks are good for all sorts of things besides just walking on and traveling from the shore to a boat. Docks are a vantage point from which to enjoy a sunset or sunrise. Docks are a place to meet someone. Docks are a place to watch fish, birds, crustatians, and neutabranks.
But one of the more useful things is a PARTY
So dust off your lei and sandles you've had in the closet all winter and come on down. The "Doc" is in.