Lisa Wilkinson forced to part ways with cherished possession on holidays

Lisa Wilkinson is enjoying a well-earned break from Channel Ten this holiday season.

And on Sunday, The Sunday Project host revealed how she was forced to part ways with a cherished possession while relaxing on a yacht on Sydney Harbour. 

In an Instagram post, the 61-year-old told fans how the hat she has worn on holidays for years was whisked away by the wind, just moments after her photo was taken. 

Out on the water: Lisa Wilkinson enjoyed a relaxing day out on Sydney Harbour with her family on Sunday (pictured), but was forced to part ways with one of her most cherished possessions

Out on the water: Lisa Wilkinson enjoyed a relaxing day out on Sydney Harbour with her family on Sunday (pictured), but was forced to part ways with one of her most cherished possessions

‘Total holiday mode. Love you Sydney,’ Lisa began her post, alongside numerous love heart emojis. 

‘PS. Sadly, seconds after this was taken my favourite hat (the one I’ve been taking on holidays for years) was whisked away by the wind and disappeared into Sydney Harbour,’ she continued.

‘We tried to grab it (much to the amusement of everyone watching), but boat traffic made it impossible. So if anyone finds it, enjoy!! She’s been everywhere with me, she even floats, so she’s out there somewhere.’

Gone with the wind: The Sunday Project host told Instagram fans how the hat she has worn on holidays for years was whisked away by the wind, just moments after her photo was taken

Gone with the wind: The Sunday Project host told Instagram fans how the hat she has worn on holidays for years was whisked away by the wind, just moments after her photo was taken 

In the accompanying photo, Lisa lounged across the top deck of a yacht in a colour block maxi-dress, sandals and the cherished straw fedora hat with black trim. 

The former Today show host also hilariously captured the moment she held onto her hat for dear life, before it was whisked away into the harbour. 

Lisa also captioned a close-up photo of her windswept ‘non-hat hair’ as she struggled to maintain her tresses in the strong breeze. 

Holding on tight: Lisa also hilariously captured the moment she held onto her hat for dear life, before it was whisked away into the harbour

Holding on tight: Lisa also hilariously captured the moment she held onto her hat for dear life, before it was whisked away into the harbour 

'Goodbye my lover, goodbye my friend': The former Today show host posted an image of the harbour, circling exactly where the hat had disappeared to

‘Goodbye my lover, goodbye my friend’: The former Today show host posted an image of the harbour, circling exactly where the hat had disappeared to 

The TV presenter is enjoying a relaxing holiday break on Sydney Harbour with husband Peter FitzSimons and their family.

They’re one of Australian media’s power couples, having celebrated 28 years of marriage in September. 

Last month, Lisa revealed how she first met author husband Peter, 59, in a sweet Instagram post. 

Beauty blunder: Lisa also captioned a close-up photo of her windswept 'non-hat hair' as she struggled to maintain her tresses in the strong breeze

Beauty blunder: Lisa also captioned a close-up photo of her windswept ‘non-hat hair’ as she struggled to maintain her tresses in the strong breeze 

Power couple: It comes after Lisa reflected on nearly 30 years of marriage with husband Peter FitzSimons, 59, (both pictured), in a heartfelt Instagram post last month

Power couple: It comes after Lisa reflected on nearly 30 years of marriage with husband Peter FitzSimons, 59, (both pictured), in a heartfelt Instagram post last month 

Sharing photos of the couple outside the old Channel Nine studios in Sydney’s Willoughby, Lisa explained how 60 Minutes journalist Liz Hayes played matchmaker.

‘You see 30 years ago last May, Peter and I met in the Channel Nine makeup department for the very first time when we were both guests (in separate segments) on the Today show,’ Lisa began. 

The journalist said their first meeting was nothing more than a ‘brief introduction and a handshake’ as they were both in their own respective relationships.

Trip down memory lane: The journalist shared photos of the couple outside the old Channel Nine studios in Sydney's Willoughby where they first met '30 years ago last May'

Trip down memory lane: The journalist shared photos of the couple outside the old Channel Nine studios in Sydney’s Willoughby where they first met ’30 years ago last May’ 

Matchmaker: Lisa revealed how 60 Minutes journalist Liz Hayes (centre) played matchmaker 18 months after they first met, and when they were both single. Nine months later they tied the knot

Matchmaker: Lisa revealed how 60 Minutes journalist Liz Hayes (centre) played matchmaker 18 months after they first met, and when they were both single. Nine months later they tied the knot 

Lisa revealed how Liz played matchmaker 18 months later when they were both single, and after just nine months, they tied the knot.

The former magazine editor, who shares sons Jake, 27, Louis, 25, and daughter Billi, 23, with Peter, gushed about how their marriage has survived.

‘Well, three kids, four changes of address, five animals, the occasional disagreement and a million good times later, the marriage has survived,’ she wrote.   

Lisa accompanied the heartfelt caption alongside two photos of the couple standing next to the Channel Nine sign at the Sydney Willoughby studios, before the site gets bulldozed to make way for an apartment block.   

Stronger than ever: Lisa and Peter are pictured on the left at their wedding in Sydney in September 1992, and on the right at their vow renewal ceremony at Bathers' Pavilion in 2017

Stronger than ever: Lisa and Peter are pictured on the left at their wedding in Sydney in September 1992, and on the right at their vow renewal ceremony at Bathers’ Pavilion in 2017

Family: They share sons Jake (front), 27, Louis (back), 25, and daughter Billi, 23 (right)

Family: They share sons Jake (front), 27, Louis (back), 25, and daughter Billi, 23 (right) 

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