We have to remind visitors to approach the dock from LEEWARD.  If you come in from the weather side, you'll jar the entire raft, causing many patrons to spill their drinks.

Of course, when we see you coming, we'll urge the others to hold on tight, but still, why not radio ahead so someone can come down to the float to take your lines and hand you a starter.  VHF 68 is usually manned.