Affluent families tend to have private docks to park their own boats. People like to go by the water to get some stunning shots for their photo album. However, it’s never wise for groups to climb onto a small dock to pose.
Since private docks aren’t regularly maintained and aren’t usually built to hold multiple people at a time, this pier gave up as the weight was too much. As it appears, the men managed to get away, although the women weren’t so fortunate. It’s best to stay away from risky places on your big day.