The clipper appears in the U. Flying Cloud, the masterpiece of builder Donald McKay, was built in East Boston, 1851. It acquired a high reputation during the Gold Rush in California, making the passage from New York to San Francisco in the record time of 88 days, 22 hours and 30 minutes- a record that was held for 100 years.And plans/instructions for a museum quality finish. This brand new kit comes with detailed English instructions, though the. Is best for intermediate builders! Our Ships and Kits Make Great Gifts and Projects! The item "Popular, Authentic Wooden Model Ship Kit by Mamoli the Flying Cloud" is in sale since Monday, January 16, 2017. This item is in the category "Toys & Hobbies\Models & Kits\Boats, Ships\Other Boat, Ship Models & Kits". The seller is "ageofsail" and is located in San Lorenzo, California. This item can be shipped worldwide.