• Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary
    • a Yawl-rigged (Naut) Having two masts with fore-and-aft sails, but differing from a schooner in that the after mast is very small, and stepped as far aft as possible. See Illustration in Appendix.
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In literature:

The boat leaving St. Heliers harbour was a new yawl-rigged craft owned by Jean Touzel.
"The Battle Of The Strong, Complete A Romance of Two Kingdoms" by Gilbert Parker
It was a fine evening in May, when, rigging up a sprit-sail, I jumped into my yawl, and dropped easily down the river.
"Charles O'Malley, The Irish Dragoon, Volume 2 (of 2)" by Charles Lever
As the launch neared the mouth of the river a yawl-rigged craft with an auxiliary engine had just entered it.
"Dick in the Everglades" by A. W. Dimock
We will rig her as a cutter or yawl perhaps.
"In the Eastern Seas" by W.H.G. Kingston
There is the cutter rig, yawl rig, sloop rig, and the ketch rig.
"Boys' Book of Model Boats" by Raymond Francis Yates
The rig is generally yawl.
"Encyclopaedia Britannica, 11th Edition, Volume 5, Slice 2" by Various

In news:

This design was a classic even before I arrived at C&N in 1984, and it has both a full keel and a yawl rig.