Sherwin Williams Regatta SW 6517 paint color review

Let’s dive into a full Regatta paint color review. Take a look at pictures of real interiors and exteriors painted with beautiful SW 6517. Find out if this gorgeous cold blue paint color would look great on your living room walls or trims, kitchen cabinet, bedroom accent wall, bathroom or house exterior.

Official color page:Regatta SW 6517
Color code:SW 6517
Color name:Regatta
Brand:Sherwin Williams

Sherwin Williams SW 6517 on kitchen cabinets

  • Sherwin Williams Regatta Blue Kitchen Cabinets
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  • Sw 6517 Kitchen Interior
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  • Sherwin Williams Regatta Kitchen
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  • Sw Regatta Blue Kitchen Cabinets
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  • Sw Regatta Kitchen Cabinets
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Want a stylish kitchen? View real-life photo examples of this fascinating cool hue is paired with backsplashes, countertops, and hardware.

Sherwin Williams Regatta reviews

  • Sherwin Williams Regatta Bathroom Vanity
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View the photos of real spaces painted with this that were not included in specific categories.Close-ups, painted furniture, storages and dressers, hallways, stairs and ceilings.

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What are Sherwin Williams Regatta undertones?

Blue is Sherwin Williams Regatta undertone color, as you can clearly see on the color field below. To determine this undertone we’ve removed all the tints, tones, shades and get HUE (pure color). Seems that undertone definition on a white sheet is already outdated and rather inaccurate


HEX value

HEX value:


RGB code:

33, 87, 114

Is Sherwin Williams Regatta SW 6517 cool or warm?

warm colors
Color wheel
cool colors

With a hue of 200° this Blue refers cool paint shade according to HSL (Hue, Saturation, Lightness) on the color wheel.

SW 6517 Regatta HSL code: 200, 55%, 29%

Hue - degree on a color wheel from 0 to 360. 0 is red, 120 is green, and 240 is blue.
Saturation is a percentage value. 0% is a shade of grey, and 100% is the full color.
Lightness is also a percentage value. 0% is black, and 100% is white.

  • Cool Blue shades make a room feel sleek, fresh and modern
  • Cooler hues have a calm and relaxation effect
  • Cool Blue undertones make small spaces feel more open and expansive
  • Cool paint hue are ideal for bedroom or bathroom. Be careful with deep blues and greens in bathroom, which will reflect on your skin.

Act like a pro: Mixing warm and cool shades is a must have to get harmonius interior. Add accents that contrast with the primary color to create visual balance. If your walls are a warm color, don’t forget to add accent in cold colors (furniture, art, décor). A good practice is too use a complementary color scheme.

Coordinating colors.
Colors that go with Sherwin Williams Regatta:

Complementary color scheme

Complementary color scheme

This color scheme is a combination of two colors that are opposite each other on the color wheel. The high contrast between these colors creates a vibrant and dynamic visual effect.

Color comparison

Regatta SW 6517 vs Connor's Lakefront SW 9060

Wondering how these two paint colors differ? Let us help you choose the perfect paint color for your home with our comparison.

Sherwin Williams Regatta SW 6517 vs Sherwin Williams Connor's Lakefront SW 9060Open Regatta SW 6517
LRV: 8.33%
Dark color
Temperature: cold
LRV: 8.64%
Dark color
Temperature: cold

Regatta SW 6517 vs Marea Baja SW 9185

Our comparison will assist you in determining which shade will complement your space.

Sherwin Williams Regatta SW 6517 vs Sherwin Williams Marea Baja SW 9185Open Regatta SW 6517
LRV: 8.33%
Dark color
Temperature: cold
LRV: 7.78%
Dark color
Temperature: cold

LRV of Regatta

Regatta SW 6517 has an LRV of 8.33% and refers to Dark colors which means that this color almost does not reflect light

Color paint LRV values

Light Reflectance Value measures the amount of visible and usable light that reflects from a painted surface.
Simply put, the higher LRV of paint color, the brighter room you will get.
Scale goes from 0% (absolute black, absorbing all light) to 100% (pure white, reflecting 100% of all light).

Act like a pro: Choosing paint with LRV of 8.33% be attentive to your bulbs light Brightness.Light Brightness – measured in lumens. The lower LRV of paint you have, the higher lumen level you need. Every square feet of room needs at least 40 lumens. That means for a 200 square feet living room you’ll need 8000 lumens of light. To achieve that brightness, you would require a total of 8 bulbs, 1000lm each.

Color codes

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HEX#215772copy color code
RGB Decimal33, 87, 114copy color code
RGB Percent12.94%, 34.12%, 44.71%copy color code
HSVHue: 200° Saturation: 71.05% Value: 44.71%copy color code
HSLhsl(200, 55, 29)copy color code
CMYKCyan: 71.05 Magenta: 23.68 Yellow: 0.0 Key: 55.29copy color code
YIQY: 73.932 I: -40.855 Q: -3.021copy color code
XYZX: 7.071 Y: 8.354 Z: 17.155copy color code
CIE LabL:34.709 a:-8.282 b:-20.591copy color code
CIE LuvL:34.709 u:-19.847 v:-26.792copy color code
Decimal2185074copy color code
Hunter lab28.903, -6.909, -14.958copy color code
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