S/S Skjelskør is owned, operated and managed by the "The society for preservation of old ship - Danish veteran ship club". The association was founded in 1962 and have approximately 300 members

The glue that binds the society together is the interest for old ships and technology.

The society has no paid employees, but exclusive rely on voluntary work.

During the summer the society runs schedules cruises on Roskilde fjord on Wednesdays and Sundays. Besides that, the ship is open for charter. All incomes earned during the summer are used to maintain the ship during the winter, and to keep the ship in compliance with safety regulations.