Do ships dock or moor?
You dock your boat at the dock, which is usually a flat walkway attached to pilings you can tie your docking line (rope) to. Once secured, your boat is docked. Tying your boat to the dock or to a permanently anchored float is known as mooring, and your boat when docked will be moored.
What is it called when a boat is parked?
Dock (boat dock, wet dock, pier, harbor, dock slip) – A place where a boat is parked on water.
What is a dock Moor?
Mooring at a boat dock means securing it parallel to the dock and leaving three sides open to the water.